L’Arche Edinburgh are recruiting for a House Leader. The post holder will provide Care at Home/Housing Support to adults with learning disabilities, as well as leading and managing the associated assistant team

Hours 40 hours per week
Salary £21541 to £22217
Sleepovers are a requirement and are paid at £81 per night

The core members (service users) living in the house are looking for a House Leader who has the following skills and qualities:

· Someone who will work with me
· Nobody bossy, someone down to earth
· Able to plan my support with me
· Must be on time, every time
· Good at paperwork
· Able to do sleepovers
· Good at listening
· I can tell them if I have a problem
· Can sort my money for me
· Someone who can help me get my diary sorted

The House Leader also needs to have:

· At least 2 years’ experience of supporting adults in social care.
· A good understanding of the emotional and behavioural support needs of adults with learning disabilities
· A good understanding of supporting people living in their own tenancies
· Experience and understanding of working in a person centred way
· Ideally have an SVQ 3 Health and Social Care or HNC Social Care, and the Supervisors award OR have the ability and commitment to achieve SSSC required qualifications within the time period
· Ideally have at least 1 years’ experience in a supervisory role within a social care setting

Application packs available at https://www.larche-edinburgh.org.uk/ or by e-mailing [email protected]

Closing date 9.00am Monday 21st October 2019
Interviews held week beginning 28th October 2019

The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check
Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Scottish Charity No. SC038493
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