Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,000 – £24,000
  • Cumbernauld but hybrid home working welcomed.
  • Closing 5th November 2021


  • Advertised from 14th October 2021
  • 1 x Full-Time (35 Hrs) East of Scotland. Salary Scale: £21k to £24k (Pro Rata. 35 hour full time equivalent) (Salary review pending)

Role

Based at the SBH Scotland Dan Young Building in Cumbernauld but hybrid home working welcomed. Travel across East of Scotland will be required to meet the needs of our service users.

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 1 Full-Time Support Workers 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 East, 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.

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.

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

Application notes

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 5th November 2021.

Interviews provisionally 10th or 11th November 2021.