Kingdom Support and Care (KSC) are currently recruiting a Senior Support Worker.
The position is 39 hours per week, with a salary of £21,229 per annum (unqualified), or £21,794 per annum (qualified), and an additional Sleepover Payment of £70 per sleepover.
Applicants should be passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated, with experience in a support and care setting, and hold an SVQ 2 qualification in Care or a related field in line with the SSSC registration criteria. It is essential that applicants can be flexible and able to work a rota (which may include weekends, sleepover and waking night shifts), as well as having a full UK driving license and the use of a car.
The successful applicant will be subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check, and must also register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) as a Supervisor in Care at Home and Housing Support Services on taking up this post.
They will join the support team, contributing to working in a fast-paced environment, working to deadlines, chairing meetings, liaising with families, social work and health professionals and ensuring a high quality of care and support for individuals. They will assist the Coordinator in the management of the service, and will line manage a team of support workers.
The post-holder is required to be trained in CALM-Crisis, Aggression, Limitation and Management and physical intervention techniques; if the successful candidate has not had any training this will be provided.
The deadline for applications is 12pm on Friday 12th October.
To apply via application pack, or for further information, please visit the KSC website.
Alternatively, to request an application be sent to you, please contact KSC by one of the following methods, quoting vacancy number 546:
- by post: Kingdom Support & Care, James Bank, James Street, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7QE
- by phone: 01383 741220
- by email: firstname.lastname@example.org