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Castle Crags Care Home, 157 Duddingston Road West, EH16 4UY
£20,251 - £22,655 per year
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Full Time & Part Time
36 hours per week

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Job Description

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership

Care and Support Worker
Castle Crags - Housing Support with Care at Home Service

Salary: £20,251 - £22,655 (pro rata for part time)
Hours: Various full time and part time posts available

Castle Crags is a care and support service for adults with Learning Disabilities who have complex needs relating to Autism and/or who have high behavioural support needs including those which regularly challenge.

We are looking for staff to join our team within the Housing Support and Care at Home service. This service provides support to individuals to live in  and receive support from their home on a 24/7 basis. Due to the growth within the service we have several posts across the city.

You will work as part of a small team to promote individualised and person centred support to individuals from their own homes to meet their physical, social, emotional and well being needs.

There is a strong focus on partnership working with professionals and key stakeholders to develop robust support plans including using positive behaviour support approaches, community engagement and future planning.

The successful candidates will be required to work shifts on a planned rota system. This will include, early, mid, late and weekend shift working for which additional payments are made.

Appropriate training for the post will be provided and we will invest in our staff to gain the formal qualifications required for registration with SSSC.  The service provides a robust learning and development programme for all staffs ongoing personal development.

Part time hours and flexible working arrangements may be negotiable.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

It is a condition of this post that you are Registered with the Scottish Social services Council (SSSC). If you are not registered with the SSSC when taking up this post you have six months from the date of your employment to do so. You must be willing to undertake SVQ II to facilitate this.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range. 

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

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