House Leader

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


  • Advertised from 2nd October 2019
  • 40 hours per week. Sleepovers are a requirement and are paid at £81 per night.

Role

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

Application notes

Application packs available at larche-edinburgh.org.uk or by

e-mailing edinburgh@larche.org.uk

Closing date 9.00am Monday 21st October 2019

Interviews held week beginning 28th October 2019

The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Scottish Charity No. SC038493

Registered as a charity in England and Wales No. 264166 Company Limited by guarantee No. 1055041


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