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Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification and then use these documents to guide you on the completion of the application form ensuring that you demonstrate you have the relevant competencies/ requirements for the role. The information contained on the application form will be used in the short listing process.

We are sorry that we are not able to acknowledge every application received. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We would like to thank you in advance for the interest you have shown in working with us.

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Employment Checks

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All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, relevant Disclosure Scotland checks being completed, and registration with the SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council)

Further information on Disclosure Scotland can be found at http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk/. 

Further information on the SSSC can be found at http://www.sssc.uk.com/

Equal Opportunities

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All applicants who apply for jobs with us will receive fair treatment and will be considered solely on their ability to do the job.

The recruitment and selection process is crucially important to any equal opportunities policy.  We will endeavour through appropriate training to ensure that employees making selection and recruitment decisions will not discriminate, whether consciously or unconsciously, in making these decisions.

Current Vacancies

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Are you looking for your next role in social care, or perhaps a career change?

If so, Visualise Scotland is seeking additional Support Workers to provide high quality support to people with profound disabilities.

Due to service expansion, we are recruiting for full time, part time and relief workers for our Housing Support, Care at Home, and Day Services.  In exchange for your motivation, commitment and care, we pay £9.00-£10.18 per hour (dependent on qualification level) and provide excellent training and development opportunities.

We are seeking people with inclusive and caring values to support amazing yet vulnerable people.  Experience of working with people with disabilities is desirable but not essential as full training and support will be provided. 

Specific Details:

Job title:          Support Worker

Hours:             Full time, part time and relief posts available

Salary:             £17,544 FTE (£9/hour) for unqualified staff[1]

                        £19,317 FTE (£9.91/hour) for SVQ 2 qualified staff

                        £19,857 FTE (£10.18/hour) for SVQ 3 qualified staff

Annual Leave: 30 days including public holidays (pro-rata for part time)

Skills and Experience:

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about providing care and support to vulnerable people. A team player who is able to use their initiative, you will be aware that being adaptable is essential to providing high quality, personalised support.  Excellent communication skills are necessary, as is experience of keeping records. You will be a reliable individual, with excellent interpersonal skills.

Experience of supporting people with profound disabilities; supporting people with mobility issues; and supporting individuals with epilepsy and experience administering medication is desirable.

Whilst SVQ or equivalent qualifications are desirable, they are not essential as Visualise Scotland will support you through this qualification.

If you would like an informal discussion about these posts, please contact us on 0131 475 2337

To apply please complete the application form and send to:

Administrator

Visualise Scotland

Norton Park

57 Albion Road

Edinburgh

EH7 5QY

Or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The closing date is Monday 22 January 2018 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held week commencing 29 January 2018.


[1] Qualification must be equivalent to SVQ2 or SVQ3 in Health & Social Care and be acceptable for registration purposes with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)