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.
We are looking to recruit a support worker for our Oakfield service in Kelty.
You will work as part of a team, providing a safe and caring environment for our customers with disabilities. This will include assisting individuals to access community-based activities and resources. You will need to provide personal care (including intimate care) and to support customers with aspects of their general welfare.
The role will involve health related practices, including mealtime assistance and administration of medication as and when required. Full training will be provided. The role will involve a degree of physical activity, which includes pushing wheelchairs and providing physical support to our customers.
You must be able and willing to work flexible shifts, which include weekends, evenings, and sleepovers.
We welcome applications from female candidates only. It is an occupational requirement that the post holder is female in order to respect the privacy and dignity of the service users we support.
Stanmore Residential and Respite service, based on the Stanmore House School campus just outside Lanark, has up to 20 young people living and learning with complex health, physical and learning disabilities.
We aim to create a positive and supportive environment where young people can develop to achieve their full potential. We have highly skilled care staff and an onsite Allied Health and Nursing team working collaboratively to achieve the best outcomes for young people.
We are seeking an innovative registered service manager who will lead the Residential and Respite Service and work with the young people we support, their families, and relevant authorities to deliver a service that enriches the lives of the young people. The manager will report to the Head of Care and Support and will lead a large staff team, supported by Team Leaders, to deliver excellence person-centred support. Strong relationships with all staff across the school campus will be essential to delivering positive outcomes for our pupils.
The manager will take a lead role in the development and growth of the service and will be required to prepare, plan and implement operational plans and controls in line with the Care Inspectorate regulatory processes, the SSSC Codes of Practice, National Care Standards and Capability Scotland's own policies and procedures.
Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.
Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.
A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.
Disability Confident Employer
As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.
About Our Service
Lanarkshire Houses is a care home which provides exceptional quality person-centred support to 16 adults with a range of disabilities. The accommodation comprises 10 self-contained flats located close to the centres of Carluke and Lanark. Our aim is to promote inclusion and equality within the local community and to ensure that outstanding services are provided to meet the needs and aspirations of the people we support.
About the role
We are looking to recruit an experienced social care manager to be the registered manager for our care service. You will be able to demonstrate vision, exceptional leadership skills, a track record of managing and developing services and a commitment to continuous improvement.
The successful candidate will be required to effectively and efficiently manage the resources available to ensure people experience exceptional person-centred support.
You will take a lead role in future development of the service and will be required to prepare, plan and implement operational plans and controls in line with the SSSC Codes of Practice, the new Health and Social Care Standards and Capability Scotland's policies and procedures.
Experience in a social care management role is essential
Knowledge of legal, regulatory and policy requirements relating to the social care setting
Detailed understanding of risk management
Strong leadership skills and
Hold* a registered Manager's award (SVQ level 4 with Leadership and Management Award) or equivalent *(or working towards)
Registered with the SSSC or be eligible to become registered
Full Driving Licence* (we will consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for candidates that have a disability that prevents them from having a driving licence)
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