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  • Kingdom Support and Care - Support Workers East Fife

    Created: 25/09/2019

    Post: Support Workers - Support Workers East Fife

    Hours: Various shift patterns available

    Salary: £9.20 per hour (unqualified), £9.43 per hour (qualified) plus holiday premium, Sleepover payment £72.00 per sleepover, Support Workers (Bank Staff) Hourly rate of £9.00 plus holiday premium

    Location: Falkirk and surrounding areas 

    Kingdom Support and Care provides accommodation and support to people experiencing homelessness in a hostel setting and provides outreach to individuals in the community, including those with: learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, complex needs, mental health issues, physical disabilities, substance misuse and alcohol related brain injuries as well as age related needs.

    The Role

    In this role, you will be an integral member of the support team contributing to and ensuring a high quality of care and support for individuals with a wide range of support and care needs within East Fife - Glenrothes, Kennoway, Leven and Cupar areas and West Fife - Rosyth and Dunfermline areas. Within the hostel setting you will monitor health and wellbeing and be responsible for controlling access to the building. You will deal with emergencies, carry out health and safety checks and maintain standards of cleanliness in the hostel.

    Kingdom Support & Care are looking for upbeat, confident and energetic people who have the desire to want to support people to have the best life possible. You will provide support for personal care and participation in activities such as going to the cinema, going shopping, out for lunch, or going on day trips further afield, so energy and initiative is vital. An understanding of homelessness and the issues faced by homeless people would be desirable. More important is a respectful attitude and the ability to relate to others in a non-judgemental way. To support staff into the services, we offer a comprehensive induction period with training tailored to each service and a buddy system for new staff so you have the support of the whole team. You must be flexible in your approach to work and it is essential you are able to work shifts which will include weekend working, and evenings. In return for the above we will offer an attractive salary and benefits package including full funding and support towards an SVQ qualification in Care and generous annual leave entitlement.

    The Benefits:

    • Competitive pay.
    • Generous annual leave entitlement.
    • Enhanced entitlements for other types of leave.
    • Support with your personal and professional development.
    • A free, confidential employee counselling service.
    • Discounted gym membership.

    A current driving licence, business insurance and the use of a car for work purposes are desirable, but not essential in some services.

    This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check. The cost of membership is borne by you. 

    To apply online log onto our website or fancy a chat? - Go along to their recruitment event on 02 October at Ore Valley Business Centre, Main Street, Lochgelly,Fife between 10 am to 6 pm.

    The closing date for applications is Monday, 07 October 2019 at 12 Noon.

    Interviews to be held week commencing, 14 October 2019.

     




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