Inclusion Alliance
Inclusion Alliance

Charity registered in Scotland SC026889

Inclusion Alliance exists ‘to enable those who need long-term support to lead the lives that they and the people closest to them choose, as full members of their local communities. The work of Inclusion Alliance is underpinned by the values of inclusion. We have a commitment to people with learning difficulties and a belief in their rights as human beings to a full, participative community life. We believe that everyone has a positive contribution to make to their community. We believe that services should work together with the families of people with learning difficulties, and that decision-making should be a shared responsibility. We believe services should be small, flexible, responsive and tailored to an individual's wishes.

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Support Workers (Relief)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st February 2019

We are looking for a person to join our team and provide one-to-one support with a man with learning difficulties to help him be included in ordinary life. Your work will involve you providing tailored support based on the persons, and families, wishes and desires also ensuring that the needs of the person are being met positively on a daily basis. The day will involve supporting the person to access and attend educational and leisure opportunities, develop and maintain friendships for the person and also develop volunteer and work opportunities in the community.

The successful candidate for the role will need to have the following qualities.

• Be able to work as part of a small team.

• Be able to demonstrate compassion, empathy and enjoy working with people.

• Have excellent communication and motivation skills.

• Be creative and have the ability to develop new opportunities for people whilst promoting choices.

• Have the ability to commit to the organisations ethos of person centred support and ensuring each person is treated as an individual.

Benefits include

• SVQ 3 qualification opportunities.

• Contributory company pension scheme.

• Training and development opportunities.

• Working as part of a small, well established and respected organisation.

• 32 days paid annual leave per year. (Part-time positions are pro-rata).

• Daytime week day working.

• Staff supervision and support.


(possibly leading to permanent)

£8.75 per hour

Various daytime hours Monday to Friday

Car driver not essential but desirable for certain posts

and the ability to use own car is also desirable

We are looking for people to provide one-to-one support to men and women with learning difficulties to help them be included in ordinary life. You would work with the person helping them to access educational, social, leisure and work opportunities in the community throughout the Edinburgh area.

Benefits include

• Optional contributory pension scheme

• Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

• Daytime Monday to Friday working (Between the hours of 8am and 5pm)

• Working for a well-established small organisation where person-centred values are at the core

A satisfactory PVG disclosure check is required for this post.