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.


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Team Leader

  • Part time
  • £18,000 – £25,000 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 27th January 2020

We are currently looking to recruit two Team Leaders to support the Service Manager in the operation of our Dundee Service. Our service in Dundee supports individuals to access a range of meaningful activities.

It is an exciting time for us as we explore ways to develop our relationships with our people and we are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Team Leader to join us.

This may mean flexibility in terms of location, shift pattern, focus, and deployment, which may include evenings or weekends.

You will be required to co-ordinate and supervise a team of support staff in delivering a high standard of social care practice using a person-centred approach that reflects individual customer's needs, wants, and aspirations.

A key part of this role is to coach, monitor, mentor and develop the skill base within the staff team, you will do this by displaying leadership skills such as role modelling, decision making, being an effective communicator, having a positive attitude, commitment and confidence in the role.

You may also be required from time to time to deliver direct support to our customers.

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience in a supervisory/management role is desirable
  • Care related SVQ Level 4 or equivalent or have the ability and willingness to achieve this qualification
  • The ability to plan for customers, for your staff, and for your service is critical.
  • A desire for self-improvement and willing to develop your skills with our help
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive Salary - £14.20 per hour
  • Sleepovers paid at £9.00 per hour (minimum of £70.00 per sleepover)
  • 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing to 37 days with service)
  • Extensive Training provided
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Death in service benefits
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Access to credit union
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Relief Support Worker - Activities 4 All

  • Part time
  • TBC
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st March 2020

We are looking for Relief Support Workers within our Children's Services

Activities4All supports mainstream holiday clubs/camps to develop their capacity to include children with additional support needs within their services. We can support:

  • Mainstream holiday and leisure clubs to include children with activities including sports, dance, arts or drama groups along with general activity camps.
  • Children with additional support needs who would like to access mainstream clubs/camps that they choose.

Do you want to make a real difference to people's lives?

We are currently looking to recruit a number of Support Workers on a Relief basis (various hours offered) to work as part of our team to include children with additional support needs in mainstream Holiday and Activity clubs/camps.

The role involves supporting children with additional support needs to promote their inclusion in a mainstream environment. You will work alongside mainstream staff to build their confidence and knowledge to support and include children with disabilities in the setting.

You should be able and willing to work during the day throughout the School Holidays in Edinburgh.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Fully paid induction and shadowing with experienced staff.
  • Competitive Salary - £9.35 per hour
  • 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing to 37 days with service)
  • Extensive Training provided and fully funded SVQ.
  • Payment of PVG
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Death in service benefits
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programmee
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Access to credit union

Key Requirements

  • Experience of working in a similar role and environment
  • Willingness to undertake any personal development opportunities.
  • A care related SVQ Level 3 (or the willingness to gain this qualification in a given timescale).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.
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Care / Support Worker

19th March 2020

If you feel you can spare some time just now in the current climate with coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, we want to hear from you as an emergency volunteer. We are looking for any volunteers who feel they can contribute to a Care and Support charity for vulnerable people with d… Read more