Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,000 – £24,000 pro-rata
  • West of Scotland*
  • Closing 22nd October 2021


  • Advertised from 8th October 2021
  • Salary Review Pending. 18 hours per week.

Role

This is an exciting time to join the Support Team at Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland as we are developing and expanding services in response to the demand from those affected by spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus.

SBH Scotland is looking for a Support Worker to offer a wide range of proactive support to children, young people, adults, families and carers affected by spina bifida, hydrocephalus and related conditions.

Reporting to the Support Lead in the West, this varied role offers the opportunity to support individuals in a variety of ways including: 1-2-1 support, organising groups or activities, working on our Helpline, sourcing resources or information, assisting with financial/benefits queries or working alongside healthcare professional or external agencies.

Educated to SVQ3/4 level or equivalent level of relevant knowledge/experience, the post will be ideally suited to a person with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop constructive working relationships with a wide range of service users, carers and partner agencies.

The ideal candidate will also be proactive, resourceful and willing to contribute to the team in the interests of overall service aims.

Own car and a full driving licence is essential.

Location*:Based at the SBH Scotland Dan Young Building in Cumbernauld but hybrid home working welcomed. Travel across West of Scotland will be required to meed the needs of our service users.

Excellent employment package including:Flexible working hours, contributory pension scheme, paid expenses, death in service benefit, 30 days annual leave plus 4 statutory days (additional days added after 3 years service. Annual leave is Pro Rata for Part Time workers)

SBH Scotland is an equal opportunities employer

If you have a ‘Can do’ approach, are enthusiastic and willing to learn we’d love to hear from you.

Application notes

Informal enquiries are welcomed to discuss the posts further. Please email jobs@sbhscotland.org.uk to arrange an informal chat.

Full job description and person specification available at sbhscotland.org.uk/jobs

Apply online at sbhscotland.org.uk/jobs

Previous applicants need not apply

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms Friday 22nd October 2021.

Interviews provisionally w/c 1st November 2021.