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Ref no:
240558
Published:
14/10/2021
Closes:
10/11/2021
Location:
James Bank , KY12 7QE
Rate:
£9.71 - £9.95 per hour
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
Hours:
30 hours per week

This position has expired.

About Us

Kingdom Support and Care CIC (KSC) is a Community Interest Company, a private company limited by shares and a wholly owned subsidiary of Kingdom Housing Association (KHA). We are accredited Gold in Investors in People and a Living Wage Scotland employer.

KSC supports over 300 people throughout Fife and Falkirk, providing high quality and personalised support and care designed to meet individual needs and desired outcomes.

We provide support to people with a range of needs in their own homes, including those with: learning disability, autistic spectrum disorder, complex needs, mental health issues, age related needs, homelessness, drug and alcohol addictions.

The support and care provided by KSC is flexible, responsive and person centered support which assists people to live their lives as they wish and to enable them to meet their desired outcomes.

About the Role

In this role, you will become part of the support team ensuring a high quality of care and support is delivered to individuals within central West Fife both in a hostel setting and within their own homes. Part of the role will be setting up the new homeless provisions within Dunfermline, Rosyth and Inverkeithing due to the planned relocation of the current main homeless provision. Within this service specifically we provide high quality support and guidance to individuals all aged 16+. 

As a Support Worker you will work with the service users to ensure needs and outcomes are being provided for.  The role is centered around understanding  the day to day challenges faced by people with homelessness issues, including addictions, substance misuse, mental health aspects and learning and physical disabilities. 

The role also provides outreach support to people in their own homes and outreach support services, to develop and maintain independent living skills and to take part in activities in the community. 

About You

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated individual who has the desire to want to support people to have the best life possible. Those with high empathy and tolerance along with a great sense of humour are key to success in what at times can be a challenging but rewarding role.  The successful individual requires to have the passion, drive and dedication in helping others to live fulfilling lives. Experience of Support and Care, specifically Homelessness would be desirable, although not essential.

Although we offer flexible working contracts,  we also require a degree of flexibility in your approach to work and it is essential you are able to work shifts which will include weekend working, evenings, waking nights, and sleepovers in the outreach service if required.

The Benefits

  • Full funding and support towards an SVQ qualification in Care
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Enhanced entitlements for other types of leave
  • A free, confidential employee counselling service
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Working within an organisation where its people matter
  • Staff development is encouraged, with 60% of senior staff being from internal promotions
  • Coming soon….access to employee discount scheme to major retail outlets, restaurants and hotels.

Requirements

  • A current driving licence, business insurance and the use of a car for work purposes are essential.
  • This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check. The cost of membership lies with the applicant.