L'Arche Edinburgh
L'Arche Edinburgh

Charity registered in Scotland SC038493

L'Arche support adults with learning disabilities with a wide range of needs in a mixture of small, shared houses and individual tenancies. We provide our service within the context of a community network of friends and volunteers.

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House Leader

  • Full time
  • £21,541 – £22,217
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st October 2019

L’Arche Edinburgh are recruiting for a House Leader. The post holder will provide Care at Home/Housing Support to adults with learning disabilities, as well as leading and managing the associated assistant team.

The core members (service users) living in the house are looking for a House Leader who has the following skills and qualities:

  • Someone who will work with me
  • Nobody bossy, someone down to earth
  • Able to plan my support with me
  • Must be on time, every time
  • Good at paperwork
  • Able to do sleepovers
  • Good at listening
  • I can tell them if I have a problem
  • Can sort my money for me
  • Someone who can help me get my diary sorted

The House Leader also needs to have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience of supporting adults in social care.
  • A good understanding of the emotional and behavioural support needs of adults with learning disabilities
  • A good understanding of supporting people living in their own tenancies
  • Experience and understanding of working in a person centred way
  • Ideally have an SVQ 3 Health and Social Care or HNC Social Care, and the Supervisors award OR have the ability and commitment to achieve SSSC required qualifications within the time period
  • Ideally have at least 1 years’ experience in a supervisory role within a social care setting