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Ref no:
240383
Published:
13/10/2021
Closes:
10/11/2021
Location:
James Street, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7QE
Rate:
£9.71 - £9.95 per hour
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
Hours:
35 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 (ASD), 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 centred support which assists people to live their lives as they wish and to enable them to meet their desired outcomes.

About the Role

The Inverkeithing service consists of two bungalows and an upstairs flat, with two service users sharing the flat and one bungalow. The other bungalow has sole occupancy. Waking Night staff will be based in a separate flat on site.  

Support is provided to five individuals who live within this long term temporary accommodation. The support we provide is person centred support which is co-produced with the individuals ensuring their needs, choices, goals and aspirations are valued. 

In this role, you will be an integral member of the support team contributing to and ensuring the high quality of care and support is delivered to meet their needs, which may be challenging and/or chaotic. 

Full training will be given.  This is a lone working role and previous care experience in a similar setting is essential. This post has an occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9, which restricts applications to males only.

Minimum contracted hours - 35 hours with Waking night hours being (10 pm - 8 am)

About You

We are looking for upbeat, confident and energetic individuals who have the desire, drive and motivation to support people to live their best life. You will have a good work ethic with sound professional values.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, with experience of dealing with challenging and chaotic behaviour being desirable. 

This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check. The cost of membership lies with the applicant.

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 Fife Gym membership
  • Working within an organisation where it’s people matter 
  • Staff development is encouraged, with 60% of senior staff being from internal promotions
  • Promoted Learning & Development internally and externally
  • Coming soon….access to employee discount scheme to major retail outlets, restaurants and hotels.

Does this sound like the role for you, if so please click on the link that will take you to our jobs sections, please select “Kingdom Support & Care Vacancies” in Red.