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  • LinkLiving - Support Worker

    Created: 27/06/2022

    Post: Support Worker

    Hours: 37.5 hours per week

    Salary: £20,475 - £21,593 per annum (dependent on skills & experience)

    Contract: Permanent and Fixed Term for 1 year

    Support Workers in the Fife Support Services are responsible for delivering a visiting care at home and/or housing support service to enable people to live as independently as possible in their own homes (including the provision of personal care and administering medication, where required, and help to enable people to develop practical household skills).

    The post holder will provide emotional support, to assist people to take part in activities that matter to them and help them engage with their community to reduce social isolation.

    It is the Support Workers' responsibility to develop effective relationships with people affected by a range of challenges, support them to cope in difficult times and enable them to live a good life. In doing so, to provide emotional, practical and social support to help people to live as independently as possible and make informed choices in all aspects of their lives.

    As a Support Worker in this service, you will support and assist service users to maximise their income and benefits and in applying for housing benefit. This might involve liaising with other agencies that may be involved with the service user, advocating on their behalf and accessing professional help if required and appropriate. In addition, you will support service users to cope with the responsibilities of a tenancy and help them take responsibility for the safety of themselves and their home.

    To find out more about a career in care, the following video provides an insight into what you can expect.

    For a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post and to apply, please visit LinkLiving's website




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