Family Support WorkerVacancy posted: Tuesday, 21 May 2013
Salary: £8.76 per hour, casual
Closing date: 14 June 2013
Job ref. no.: HRSS002495
Help us to support those who need help the most.
Gilmerton Road is an innovative Service which works in partnership with families affected by disability and other agencies.
Short overnight breaks for children and young people
An inclusive outreach service
A psychological assessment service
The aim of the service is to address behaviours which significantly challenge the family and the other services.
We also create opportunities for children and young people to explore new horizons and to be supported in reaching their full potential.
Due to an expansion of the service we will now be providing the following services:-
Residential Care and Care at Home services providing support with a range of tasks in families’ homes.
Family Support Worker
£8.76 per hour, casual
Ref. HRSS002495 | Edinburgh
You will be:-
Part of a dynamic team
Be responsible for the direct care of the children and young people
Your working pattern will be flexible as you will be employed to backfill holidays, sickness and training. This could involve day or night work (i.e. scheduled working) The minimum notice of rota arrangements being one month, other than by mutual agreement.
You may be expected to work across all aspects of the service, which is Lothian wide.
To succeed you’ll need;
You will have to comply with the Scottish Social Services Council qualification requirements for working in a residential setting.
You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the support needs of the children, young people and their families.
And while you’re taking action for children, we’ll be taking action to make sure you’re fulfilled, with ongoing support and training opportunities.
Action for Children. Whatever it takes. For as long as it takes.
For further information and to apply, visit our website www.actionforchildren.org.uk/jobs or write to Action for Children, Human Resource Shared Service, City Park, 368 Alexandra Parade, Glasgow G31 3AU quoting the relevant reference number.
Closing date: Friday 14th June 2013.
Committed to equality and value diversity, we welcome applications that reflect the cultural diversity of the communities within which we work.
Registered charity no. 1097940. Company no. 4764232.
Charity registered in Scotland SC038092.