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1-1 Support Worker (Female*)

  • Full time
  • £19,448
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th July 2022

  • Advertised from 21st June 2022
  • Fixed term for 12 months from 1st September 2022 to 31st August 2023. Salary £19,448 (£10.53 per hour). Hours are 35.5 per week Monday to Friday 0900-1600 (1630 on Wed).


Columcille is a nurturing and creative day support environment based in Morningside, Edinburgh, which offers a wide range of activities for adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs. Activities include gardening, cooking, crafts, drama, music, dancing, and joinery. Our guiding philosophy, which is to address the needs of the whole person by providing opportunities for creativity and active participation, is based on Social Therapy principles as developed by Rudolf Steiner.

We are recruiting a female Support Worker fixed term for 12 months. The main responsibility is providing 1-1 support to some women who use the service. We provide building based, and community-based support. Experience of supporting adults with learning disabilities and / or mental health needs is essential.

Application notes

To apply please complete the application form and return by 12noon on 4th July.

Interviews will be held on 11th July.

PVG checks will be required of the successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.

*For the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 it is an occupational requirement that this post is filled by a woman. Schedule 9 Part 1 (1)(1)(a) of the Equality Act 2010 applies to this post.