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  • Ref no: EDN12211
  • Published: 15/1/2020
  • Closes: 29/1/2020
  • Location: 62 Longstone Street, Edinburgh, EH14 2DA
  • Salary: £18,316.00 - £21,190.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Job Description

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership

Care and Support Worker
Edinburgh Community Rehabilitation and Support Service

Salary: £18,316 - £21,190
Hours: 36 per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team at Edinburgh Community Rehabilitation and Support Service. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to peoples’ daily lives. The main role of this post will be delivering rehabilitation to clients attending Edinburgh Community Stroke Service. Your responsibilities will include supporting rehabilitation programmes and outcomes identified by clients.

You will be part of our innovative multi-disciplinary team comprising of Care and Support Workers, Senior Care and Support Workers, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists as a core team but we work in partnership with other professionals and other statutory and third sector organisations.

You’ll be a good listener and enjoy working with people. You will have good organisational skills and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. It would be desirable to have experience working with adults with a physical disability.

Our service offers regular supervision and supports a wide range of training and development opportunities.

The service is based at 62 Longstone Street Edinburgh EH14 2DA. You will also have opportunities to support clients across Edinburgh as necessary.

The working hours are 36 hours per week: 8.30am – 4.20pm (Mon-Thurs) & 8.30am -2.30pm (Fri)

The range of rehabilitation opportunities you may be supporting are:

Supporting people who have had a stroke to participate in various rehabilitation programmes as part of Edinburgh Community Stroke Service. This includes supporting people to use Assistive Technology.

Supporting people to be more independent in their community through our Navigation and Community Outdoor Mobility services.

Support to facilitate Lifestyle Management and Health Promotion Groups.

Supporting adults who have complex physical disabilities as they attend our Day Respite Service. This includes facilitation of group and 1:1 activities and also support with personal care.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, 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.

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.


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