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Befriender
Permanent
Variable
£9.28 per hour (plus 12.07% holiday uplift)

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TEENS+ is a transitional education programme for young people with complex and severe communication needs, based in south Edinburgh.

Do you have what it takes to support an individual on a one-to-one basis to maximise his participation in leisure and everyday activities? Are you open to working flexibly, mainly evenings and weekends, to support our student doing his activities such as shopping, visiting the café or restaurant, swimming or even going away for weekends?

Our befriending service delivers two types of breaks: an evening break of around 4 hours, and a daytime break of around 3–7 hours during weekends and holidays. We are specifically in need of someone who meets the following criteria:

  • Qualified to SVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Access to own car with business insurance
  • Experienced in manual handling and medical support
  • Able to work weekends and evenings
  • Able to work 10–15 hours per week

More info

For more information about this role, please see the job description and person specification below.

Note: successful applicants will require membership of the PVG (Protection Of Vulnerable Groups) scheme.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our application form and (optional) monitoring form below.

You can submit completed forms to us by e-mail or by post.

hr@sleepscotland.org

HR Department
Sleep Scotland
18G Liberton Brae
EDINBURGH
EH16 6AE

Note: we do not accept CVs and we do not use recruitment agencies.