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Castle Crags Care Home, 157 Duddingston Road West, EH16 4UY
£19,424 - £21,828 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
36 hours per week

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Job Description

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership

Social Care Worker (Nights)
Castle Crags- Housing Support with Care at Home Service

Various locations, city wide.

Salary: £19,424 - £21,828 (pro rata for part time). As this is a waking night worker post Working Time Payment enhancements will apply. Currently this is approximately £8000 for a full-time post.

Hours: Various full-time posts available. Part time hours and flexible working arrangements may be negotiable if these meet the needs of the service.

Castle Crags Complex Care 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 suitably experienced staff to join our night staff team within the Housing Support and Care at Home service. This service provides support to individuals to live in, and receive support from, their own home on a 24/7 basis. Due to growth within the service we have several posts across the city.

You will work as part of a small team to promote sleep and person-centred support to individuals from their own homes to meet their physical, social, emotional and well-being needs. This role will include the promotion of good sleep and of effective night-time and morning routines. You must also have the ability to respond to each individuals needs throughout the night.

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.

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.

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.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range. For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

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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