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/Relief Support Workers – Female Only*

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow Ibrox/Govan and Alexandria
  • Closing 29th January 2021

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.

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!

We are looking for Support Workers in the Glasgow, Govan/Ibrox area and Relief Support Workers in Alexandria, supporting our service users in their own homes.

Support Worker Benefits -

  • Scottish Living Wage Employer, starting salary £9.30 rising to £9.91** with length of service and qualifications
  • £9.30 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

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.

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

**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.

Share is actively working to promote equal opportunities for all

Share Scotland is a Recognised Charity SC 008220

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Depute Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £23,320
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th October 2020

We are recruiting for a Depute Service Manager to work in our existing service in Edinburgh, where we currently support 5 people with learning disabilities and significant support needs to live in their own homes within the local community.

We are looking for someone who shares our commitment to adults with support needs and their right to a say in their future.

Share Scotland’s person centred approach allows people the freedom and support to actively pursue their chosen lifestyle within their own home and local community, offering choices and opportunities to have a fulfilling and rewarding life.

A relevant qualification or at least three years experience of working with someone with learning disabilities is essential along with the right personality and attitude. The training and continuous development you will gain with Share will make up for any skills gap.

You must demonstrate the values and attitude that will ensure the people we work with are empowered to lead the lifestyle they want.

We will consider those who believe they have the experience and commitment to fill this post. Ideally you will hold an SVQ3 in Social Care and be willing to work towards SVQ4 within an agreed time frame.

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Care Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £24,239
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th October 2020

We are looking for a Care Service Manager to work in our existing service in Edinburgh. You must have a proven track record of supporting adults with learning disabilities and physical disabilities, to manage our service where we support 2 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)

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