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Company: The Action Group
Location: 57 Albion Road
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: £19,319 – £20,132 per annum
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Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of individual people in your community?

We need support workers to work full-time or part time in various services across Edinburgh.  No experience is required as paid training is provided.

  • Work Full-time or Part-time
  • £19,319 – £20,132 per annum, pro rata (based on 39 hour work week).
  • Casual hourly rate: £9.50 per hour.
  • Sleepover payment of £76.  Sleepovers are not counted as part of your contracted hours, and are paid in addition to your regular salary.

We are looking for people who are caring, fun, motivated, creative and great at problem solving.  The people we support want workers who are friendly, practically minded and are great communicators. The ideal candidate will be fully committed to The Action Group’s values of equality, inclusion and opportunity for all.  Many of our support workers go on to complete formal qualifications in social care as they develop their professional skills.

Our support workers work with people who have learning disabilities, autism or other support needs, helping them people with a variety of tasks and activities including the following:

  • Maintaining their tenancies
  • Shopping and general household tasks
  • Being part of a community
  • Keeping track of money
  • Managing medication
  • Staying healthy

Shifts are varied and include day shifts, early mornings, evenings, weekend shifts and sleepovers, and may include work in various parts of Edinburgh, but we aim to have people work in their local communities where possible.

Benefits include

  • Pension
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
  • Good annual leave entitlements
  • Ongoing support, training and development opportunities
  • TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
  • Travel time payable where applicable
  • Mileage allowance where applicable

Please note we are only able to get in touch with successful candidates

To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.

You can also download the application form.  Please send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities form to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

The application closing date for this position is Monday, 15 November 2021 at 09:00.

Do you have questions before applying? Send an email to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.