Support Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th April 2021

  • Advertised from 18th March 2021
  • £9.66 per hour


We’re looking for bold and remarkable people who care. Can you make a difference to the lives of disabled people

Our holiday service supports young people with additional support needs in Edinburgh to enjoy their school holidays with a variety of activities, trips and social opportunities.

About the Role

We are currently looking to recruit Support Workers to work as part of a team providing a safe, caring and fun environment for young people with disabilities during the school holidays in Edinburgh. You may provide personal care (including intimate care), and support young people with aspects of their general welfare to meet their individual needs.

Monday – Friday between the hours of 9am – 4pm during school holidays.

Experience/qualifications/key skills required

Experience of working in a similar role and environment is desirable as is a willingness to undertake any personal development opportunities. You should have a care related SVQ Level 3, or the willingness to gain this qualification in a given timescale. You should possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:

  • £9.66 per hour
  • Fully paid, sector-leading learning and development
  • Fully funded SVQ placement – a qualification which is yours for life
  • Access to shopping discounts through the Perks At Work scheme
  • Excellent annual leave of 32 days per year, increasing with service
  • Generous and enhanced pension schemes and family benefits
  • As a member of our autoenrollment pension scheme, £10,000 provided in the case of Death in Service
  • Flexible working is available
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • Free PVG checks throughout your career.

Application notes

Closing date: 30th April 2021

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