Community Living Assistant job in Glasgow at Capability Scotland

Community Living Assistant

Company: Capability Scotland

Location: Glasgow UK

Date Posted:May 07, 2018

About Our ServiceCommunity Living Services South and West support adults with various disabilities and support needs. Each care package is unique and designed to meet the specific needs and desires of each customer. There is the potential for service expansion in the future.Our work is to offer support to people to live happy, fulfilled and successful lives and this involves giving help with whatever is required to achieve this. We offer a range of support including practical, personal and emotional support to meet a variety of needs.Do you want to make a real difference to people's lives?We are currently recruiting three Community Living Assistants to provide support to a young adult female. Assistants will support the customer with tasks associated with day-to-day living in her home and within the community. Evening work will be involved but not night work.You will be required to provide personal care (including intimate care) and support the customer with aspects of general welfare and manual-handling. Administering medication may be required and training will be provided.We welcome applications from female candidates only. It is an occupational requirement that the post holder is female in order to respect the privacy and dignity of the service users we support.Why work for Capability Scotland?Rewarding Career ChoiceCompetitive Salary - £9.00 per hourFull Training providedEnhanced Pension Scheme32 Days Annual Leave (increasing with service)Employee Assistance ProgrammeProfessional Development and support for SVQKey RequirementsExperience of working in a similar role and environment is desirableWillingness to undertake any personal development opportunities.A care related SVQ Level 2/3 (or the willingness to gain this qualification in a given timescale).Excellent interpersonal skillsAbility to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.Full Driving Licence is desirable though not essential* (we will consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for candidates that have a disability that prevents them from having a driving licence)Able and willing to work flexible shifts including nightshifts and weekendsFemale applicants onlyGeneral InformationCapability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.Disability Confident EmployerAs a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs. View full job description
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