Community Living Assistants

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Salary: 9.00 per hour
Location: Fife

Job ref. no.: CS1610/08

Permanent Full-time & Part- time and relief hours available

Service Details

Fife SLS is a Housing Support/Care at Home Service and can support adults, over the age of 18, with varying disabilities and medical conditions. The service provides a person centred approach with varying hours of support which meet the customers individualised needs and preferences. It is a flexible and customer-led service which enables people to live as independently as possible in their own homes as well as providing support to access the community. The service is available throughout Fife, currently we support customers in East and West Fife.

Job Role and Responsibilities

We are currently looking to recruit Community Living Assistants to support customers with tasks associated with day-to-day living. You will assist the individual to access community based activities and resources. You will be required to provide personal care (including intimate care) and support customers with aspects of their general welfare. The role will involve a degree of physical activity which includes pushing wheelchairs, providing physical support to our customers and administration of medication. 
You must be able and willing to work flexible shifts which include weekends, evenings and sleepovers. This role will involve lone working.

Experience/qualifications/key skills required:

Experience of working in a similar environment is desirable as is a willingness to undertake any personal development opportunities. You should possess a care related SVQ Level 2 or the ability and willingness to achieve this qualification within a specified timescale. You should demonstrate a commitment to and an understanding of social inclusion as well as the values associated with promoting independence.

A full driving licence and access to a car is essential due to the nature of the role. Capability Scotland is willing to consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for those candidates that have a disability which prevents them from having a driving licence.

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Contact Name Tracy Young
Telephone 01383 720613 Opt 2

About Capability Scotland

Capability Scotland provides education, employment and care services for more than 1,000 disabled children and adults across Scotland. The workforce comprises of a wide variety of roles including Allied Health professionals, Teachers, Care and Support staff.

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