Capability Scotland
Capability Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC011330

Capability Scotland is ‘here for disabled people’ and provides care and support to disabled people throughout Scotland in a range of community based and residential services. We also provide education and employment services.


Current vacancies

Team Leader

  • Part time
  • £22,946 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th April 2021

Are your tried and tested skills in care ready for their next challenge? Here it is.

Capability Scotland work alongside staff in mainstream childcare settings, including private and local authority nurseries, school clubs, holiday clubs and playgroups in order to develop their capacity to include children with additional support needs within their services.

Capability Scotland also deliver Youthzone, a weekend social support service for high school aged young people with additional support needs.

About the Role

We are looking to recruit a Team Leader who will support our Service Manager in managing our teams and lead the way with this new opportunity. You will ensure that our people continue to receive the exceptional, person-centred support we provide. The role will require you to have vision and confidence to nurture service growth.

We are looking for someone who is keen to implement innovation while maintaining a positive environment and service. This role is ideal for someone who wants to put their values a vision into practice. If you think you fit the bill - we want to hear from you.

Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:

  • Fully paid, sector-leading learning and development
  • Fully funded SVQ placement – a qualification which is yours for life
  • Excellent annual leave of 32 days per year, increasing with service
  • Generous and enhanced pension schemes and family benefits
  • As a member of our autoenrollment pension scheme, £10,000 provided in the case of Death in Service
  • Flexible working is available
  • Access to shopping discounts through the Perks At Work scheme
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • Free PVG checks throughout your career.
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Support Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th April 2021

We’re looking for bold and remarkable people who care. Can you make a difference to the lives of disabled people

Our holiday service supports young people with additional support needs in Edinburgh to enjoy their school holidays with a variety of activities, trips and social opportunities.

About the Role

We are currently looking to recruit Support Workers to work as part of a team providing a safe, caring and fun environment for young people with disabilities during the school holidays in Edinburgh. You may provide personal care (including intimate care), and support young people with aspects of their general welfare to meet their individual needs.

Monday – Friday between the hours of 9am – 4pm during school holidays.

Experience/qualifications/key skills required

Experience of working in a similar role and environment is desirable as is a willingness to undertake any personal development opportunities. You should have a care related SVQ Level 3, or the willingness to gain this qualification in a given timescale. You should possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:

  • £9.66 per hour
  • Fully paid, sector-leading learning and development
  • Fully funded SVQ placement – a qualification which is yours for life
  • Access to shopping discounts through the Perks At Work scheme
  • Excellent annual leave of 32 days per year, increasing with service
  • Generous and enhanced pension schemes and family benefits
  • As a member of our autoenrollment pension scheme, £10,000 provided in the case of Death in Service
  • Flexible working is available
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • Free PVG checks throughout your career.
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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Community Living Assistant

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Dundee
  • Closing 1st April 2021

No experience? No problem. If you’re interested in working in social care and making a real difference to the lives of disabled people, we’d love to hear from you.

In Dundee, Capability Scotland has a Community Enabling service (Care at Home), Housing Support service and a Day Support service at City Quay through which we support our customers with day to day tasks and to achieve their outcomes. Working for us no two days will be the same as you work with various customers supporting them to access what they enjoy.

During your shift you might be at the cinema, joining a fun run in the park or enjoying the latest exhibition at the V&A (enter something local) all the while keeping our customers safe and cared for. If you are passionate about assisting others to live full and happy lives, we want to hear from you!

About the Role

If you are someone who is passionate about assisting others to live full and happy lives, we want to hear from you!

While experience is great, we are really looking for people with the right values. You should have excellent communication skills and be flexible and empathetic.

A driver’s license and car is desirable, so when applying please let us know if that you have these.

Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:

  • £9.66 per hour
  • Sleepovers paid at £9.30 per hour (industry-leading!)
  • Fully paid, sector-leading learning and development
  • Fully funded SVQ placement – a qualification which is yours for life
  • Access to shopping discounts through the Perks At Work scheme
  • Excellent annual leave of 32 days per year, increasing with service
  • Generous and enhanced pension schemes and family benefits
  • As a member of our autoenrollment pension scheme, £10,000 provided in the case of Death in Service
  • Flexible working is available
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • Free PVG checks throughout your career
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