We are Hiring!

We currently have vacancies at both our Supported Living Projects and our social enterprise service at Fortune Works   

Job Vacancies: Esmond Street Service - Yorkhill.

Our Esmond Street Service provides a high quality 24/7 supported living service to 22 adults with learning disabilities who are older and/or have enhanced needs.

We have just completed a significant recruitment drive and are hiring people who support ENABLE Glasgow's values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives. 

We have been looking for staff who share our passion and commitment to our services users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their potential through a person centred approach.

In return staff will reap the reward and satisfaction of making a real difference to individual lives and will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers to all its employees.

Our staff receive regular and comprehensive training to give them the tools to do their job and are supported by a very committed management team.

Support Worker (P/T)

Our support workers make a positive contribution to service users' personal development and role within their community and play an integral role in coordinating person centred care planning and maintaining records. Our support workers are encouraged to take on personal development and leadership skills and are supported through a diverse training programme that evolves to meet the needs of our service.

All of our support team are SSSC registered practitioners. To apply for this role you must have an SVQ3 Award in Social Care or equivalent or be willing to work towards this within an agreed timescale.

Shift Work (including unsociable hours)

Healthy Living Coordinator (F/T 35 Hours per week)

This is a specialised role which encompasses supporting people with a learning disability within a supported living setting, whilst building the capacity of our staff and volunteer team to implement healthy living as part of our person centred approach to active citizenship and lifelong learning. The successful candidate will be involved in implementing training to utilise new resources and will take a lead role in developing healthy living plans.

This is an exciting new role which will initially be funded for three years.

Shift Work (including unsociable hours)

Support Assistant Daytime (various hours)

Our support assistants play a supporting role in the operation of the service, undertaking ancillary tasks, contributing to general aims and objectives of the project and undertaking the direct support of service users.

As with all of our roles, support assistants are encouraged to take on personal and professional development goals and are fully supported by our senior support team.

Shift Work (including unsociable hours)

Support Assistant Night Shift (various hours)

Our support assistants (night shift) play a supporting role in the operation of the service, undertaking ancillary tasks, contributing to the general aims and objectives of the project and undertaking the direct support of service users.

Cook (P/T- 20 hours)

Our cooks provide a necessary supporting role to our 24/7 service, undertaking the support of menu planning in conjunction with services users and ensuring all dietary and nutritional requirements are catered for.  As well as food preparation, this role involves participation in the ordering of stock, stock rotation, maintenance of good housekeeping in the kitchen and strict adherence to all food hygiene and health and safety requirements.

To request an application pack for any of our available roles, please contact our admin team on 0141 332 7420 or email admin@enableglasgow.org.uk. For further information on any of these roles and/or our supported living services, please contact Jane Feeney on the number above or email jane.feeney@enableglasgow.org.uk

 

Job Vacancies: Balshagray House - Broomhill

Support Assistant Night Shift (22 hrs)

Our support assistants (night shift) play a supporting role in the operation of the service, undertaking ancillary tasks, contributing to the general aims and objectives of the project and undertaking the direct support of service users.

To request an application pack, please contact our admin team on 0141 332 7420 or email admin@enableglasgow.org.uk. For further information on any of these roles and/or our supported living services, please contact Jane Feeney on the number above or email jane.feeney@enableglasgow.org.uk

Job Vacancies: Fortune Works- Drumchapel

Established in 1960, we are a social enterprise which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. The service combines accessible social and enterprising activities and offers individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

Support Worker (35 Hrs per Week, Ref FW/SW, £19,985 per annum)

The Support Worker's duties will include helping to create, facilitate and maintain positive person centred activities which support people with a learning disability to play a worthwhile economic role as a valued member of the local community.

The successful candidate will provide a high quality of care and support for service users with a range of learning disabilities and will encourage their participation in group activities,  helping people to gain new skills and increase their confidence. The applicant should also have experience of programme planning and review systems.

Most importantly they should have a positive and empowering approach to the support of people purchasing the service at Fortune Works.

9 Months Temporary Support Worker to cover Maternity Leave (Gardening Project)

(35hrs per week, Ref Fw/SW/GP, £19,985 per annum)

Fortune Works project 'Growing to Respect Each Other' aims to expand its therapeutic horticulture service enabling individuals with learning disabilities to have increased access to its Garden Centre activities. The successful candidate will have excellent horticultural skills and will work with service users to maintain and develop the existing Garden Centre Service and seek out potential new volunteers, contracts and funding opportunities and facilitate social interaction with the general public at every opportunity.

The post holder will help deliver the Caley Award- a Grow and Learn Project which has a horticultural award scheme that recognises individual progress and achievement through experiential learning and personal development. The award offers the learner a structured framework to work within, but is also flexible enough to ensure a person centred approach at all times, making the award ideally suited for those with a learning disability or complex learning need.

The successful candidate will provide a high quality of care and support for service users with a range of learning disabilities and encourage their participation in group activities, helping them to gain skills and increase their confidence. This will include supporting service users in the training and delivery of Learning Disability Awareness and Hate Crime training to other agencies, schools, colleges, local businesses, community groups and the general public as a means towards overcoming prejudicial and stereotypical attitudes in and around Glasgow.

To request an application pack for any of our available roles, please contact our admin team on 0141 332 7420 or email admin@enableglasgow.org.uk. For further information on any of these roles and/or our supported living services, please contact Jane Feeney on the number above or email jane.feeney@enableglasgow.org.uk

ENABLE Glasgow strives to apply the principles of equality and diversity to all recruitment practices and is a Glasgow Living Wage Employer.