Share Scotland
Share Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC008220

SHARE Scotland is a highly regarded parent-led organisation that has been successful in supporting adults with intellectual, physical and sensory impairments since 1991.


Current vacancies

Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh, EH16
  • Closing 3rd January 2020

We are looking for one part time and4 full time Support Workers, to work on a one to one basis supporting our service users in their own homes. The successful applicant will be provided with a 6 week rota, which averages out at 39 hours per week over the 6 weeks. Sleepovers may also be a requirement.

Support Worker Benefits -

  • Scottish Living Wage Employer, starting salary £9 rising to £9.59* with length of service and qualifications
  • £9 per hour standard for sleepovers – where required
  • Access to fully funded SVQ training after initial assessment period
  • Generous 32 days annual leave, rising incrementally after 5 years to a limit of 42 days
  • 4% employer contributory pension (above minimum legally required)
  • No experience needed as full training provided
  • Parent led organisation
  • Supportive and Friendly Teams
  • Investors in people (Silver) employer
  • Regularly awarded 6 stars from the Care Inspectorate
  • Up to 35 hours per week
  • Death in service insurance (2 x annual salary)
  • Critical illness insurance (lump sum payment if diagnosed with certain critical illnesses)
  • Opportunities for progression with our active succession policy

Company Overview -

Share Scotland is the Care Sector’s best kept secret. This is your opportunity to join an innovative, family-led organisation as a support worker. Working as part of a dynamic and supportive team, you will be an enthusiastic person who can bring their own unique skills, interests and ideas to the role of Support Worker.

For almost 30 years, Share Scotland has worked with adults with complex disabilities to provide individually tailored care, supporting our service users to actively pursue their chosen lifestyle within their own home and local community.

If you have the right personality and attitude, we can provide you with expert training to do the job. If you have experience or a relevant qualification, even better! Our vocational training, continuous development and excellent induction package will ensure you have outstanding support throughout the progression of your career with us.

We are also looking for relief staff, this offers you the flexibility to choose the hours and shifts that you are able to work.

Key Responsibilities may involve -

As a Support Worker you will be supporting a person with such things as looking after their home, preparing and perhaps eating a meal, budgeting and shopping, as well as exposing them to new experiences and opportunities and assisting them to pursue the social life of their choosing.

  • Supporting a person with the day to day management of the house, household tasks such as washing and ironing and domestic health, safety and security measures.
  • Finding out what is available in the community, and supporting a person to make full use of local mainstream facilities, amenities and services.
  • Communicating with a person in their preferred manner and helping others to do so.
  • Supporting a person to maintain the relationships they have with those who are important to them and helping them to develop new friendships.
  • Occasionally accompanying a person on a short break or holiday if necessary.

*Progression to final salary scale is dependent on successfully gaining SVQ3

The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check and registration with SSSC must be made within 6 months of employment commencing.

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Support Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Alexandria, G83
  • Closing 3rd January 2020

We are looking for 2 Part-time Support Workers, to work on a one to one basis supporting our service users in their own homes. The successful applicant will be provided with a 6 week rota, which averages out at 24 hours per week over the 6 weeks. Working hours are concentrated over 2 days per week, sleepovers will also be a requirement.

Support Worker Benefits -

  • Scottish Living Wage Employer, starting salary £9 rising to £9.59* with length of service and qualifications
  • £9 per hour standard for sleepovers – where required
  • Access to fully funded SVQ training after initial assessment period
  • Generous 32 days annual leave, rising incrementally after 5 years to a limit of 42 days
  • 4% employer contributory pension (above minimum legally required)
  • No experience needed as full training provided
  • Parent led organisation
  • Supportive and Friendly Teams
  • Investors in people (Silver) employer
  • Regularly awarded 6 stars from the Care Inspectorate
  • Up to 35 hours per week
  • Death in service insurance (2 x annual salary)
  • Critical illness insurance (lump sum payment if diagnosed with certain critical illnesses)
  • Opportunities for progression with our active succession policy

Company Overview -

Share Scotland is the Care Sector’s best kept secret. This is your opportunity to join an innovative, family-led organisation as a support worker. Working as part of a dynamic and supportive team, you will be an enthusiastic person who can bring their own unique skills, interests and ideas to the role of Support Worker.

For almost 30 years, Share Scotland has worked with adults with complex disabilities to provide individually tailored care, supporting our service users to actively pursue their chosen lifestyle within their own home and local community.

If you have the right personality and attitude, we can provide you with expert training to do the job. If you have experience or a relevant qualification, even better! Our vocational training, continuous development and excellent induction package will ensure you have outstanding support throughout the progression of your career with us.

We are also looking for relief staff, this offers you the flexibility to choose the hours and shifts that you are able to work.

Key Responsibilities may involve -

As a Support Worker you will be supporting a person with such things as looking after their home, preparing and perhaps eating a meal, budgeting and shopping, as well as exposing them to new experiences and opportunities and assisting them to pursue the social life of their choosing.

  • Supporting a person with the day to day management of the house, household tasks such as washing and ironing and domestic health, safety and security measures.
  • Finding out what is available in the community, and supporting a person to make full use of local mainstream facilities, amenities and services.
  • Communicating with a person in their preferred manner and helping others to do so.
  • Supporting a person to maintain the relationships they have with those who are important to them and helping them to develop new friendships.
  • Occasionally accompanying a person on a short break or holiday if necessary.

*Progression to final salary scale is dependent on successfully gaining SVQ3

The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check and registration with SSSC must be made within 6 months of employment commencing.

Shortlist

Care Service Manager - Female Only*

  • Full time
  • £24,208 – £25,745
  • Govan, Glasgow
  • Closing 20th December 2019

You must have a proven track record of supporting adults with learning disabilities and physical disabilities, to manage our service where we support 5 adults.

Person Specification

  • Relevant health or social care qualification SVQ Level 4 in Care/Management or be willing to work towards achieving these qualifications. Share will fund the SVQ as you work towards this.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and IT skills including the ability to listen attentively to others.
  • Ability to collaborate and work professionally with service users, families, and involved professionals/agencies to provide a service which maximises outcomes for service users.
  • Experience of supervising and supporting staff and deploying staff resources efficiently to meet the needs of the service.
  • Knowledge and skills to ensure the safe management and administration of medication
  • Ability to assess risk with service users/staff and devise support and risk management plans.
  • Relevant management experience at Service Manager level or, someone with drive and ambition who might be in a depute position seeking to advance their prospects.

Company Overview

Share Scotland is the Care Sector’s best kept secret. This is your opportunity to join an innovative, family-led organisation. Working as part of a dynamic and supportive team, you will be an enthusiastic person who can bring their own unique skills, interests and ideas to the role of Service Manager.

For almost 30 years, Share Scotland has worked with adults with complex disabilities to provide individually tailored care, supporting our service users to actively pursue their chosen lifestyle within their own home and local community.

Employee Benefits

  • Access to fully funded SVQ training after initial assessment period
  • Generous 32 days annual leave, rising incrementally after 5 years to a limit of 42 days
  • 4% employer contributory pension (above minimum legally required)
  • Parent led organisation
  • Supportive and Friendly Teams
  • Investors in people (Silver) employer
  • Regularly awarded 6 stars from the Care Inspectorate
  • Death in service insurance (2 x annual salary)
  • Critical illness insurance (lump sum payment if diagnosed with certain critical illnesses)

The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check and registration with SSSC must be made within 6 months of employment commencing.

*This post is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1) which provides for the application of a genuine occupational requirement.

**Subject to gaining qualifications and length of service

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