Support Worker

Job reference: 000100

Closing date: 04/05/2021

Salary: £18,860.00 (pro rata)

Employment type: Full Time

Hours per week: 30 and 39

Town Name: Dunfermline

Ready for a new type of role? One where you can make a real difference and get the job satisfaction you deserve?

Our new service is now on the lookout for two motivated and understanding *male colleagues to join our team in Dunfermline as Support Workers. We have a 30 and 39 hour contracts available.

The Role

You'll be providing support to a young man within his own residential setting assisting with his day to day personal needs, including meal planning, cooking, support with housework, observation with his medication. He will require guidance to establish and adapt routines and prompting for personal care.

The person we support is very active and enjoys being out and about and loves going swimming, so we’ll need you to be confident in the pool. We would be looking for you to be enthusiastic about participating and supporting him with his interests, plan activities whilst nurturing guiding him to be able to do things independently. By taking a person centred and outcomes focused approach, you will get to know him as an individual and help him recognise his potential.

About You

The young man we support has ADHD, Autism and can display behaviours that challenge so we are ideally looking for individuals with experience in a caring and supportive role. Our Training Academy will give you all the training you'll need if you're successful including the opportunity to complete your SVQ qualification too.

​​​​​​​All we’ll need you to bring is: -

  • A caring and compassionate attitude.
  • The ability to work well in a team.
  • Great communication and organisational skills.
  • A positive attitude with a willingness to learn.
  • A creative drive to improve the lives of the individuals you support.
  • Confidence in the use of technology.

​​​​​​​Shift Patterns

08.00-15.00, 15.00-23.00, with one long shift which is 08.00-23.00 (Sleepover) 07.00-08.00. We work to a 6 week rolling rota with 2 weekends off.

Sound interesting?  What are you waiting for?  Apply today, we can't wait to hear from you.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview by video on Monday 10th May 2021.

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Ewan Drummond on 07989200034.

Successful candidates will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and be committed to working towards an SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare with the support from our Training Academy.

If you’re successful in joining our team, we will need you to register with the SSSC within 6 months of starting your employment with us.

​​​​​​​*For this position male is an Occupational Requirement as defined by the Equality Act 2010.


The closing date for this job has now passed.