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Senior Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,193 – £26,856
  • Rosyth
  • Closing 2nd September 2022

  • Advertised from 17th August 2022
  • £26,193 (unqualified) - £26,856 (qualified). Sleepover payment: £84.00 per sleepover. 39 hours per week


In this role, you will assist the coordinator and other senior support workers in the smooth running of the Rosyth service, you will be an integral member of the support team ensuring high quality of care and support is delivered to individuals and staff within the service.

The staff base for this service is currently in the centre of Dunfermline however support is provided within Rosyth, Dunfermline, Dalgety Bay, Lochgelly and the outlying villages of Fife

Within the Rosyth Service, specifically, a diverse range of support and guidance is provided to individuals, from children to elderly adults from 24/7 care to a few hours of support each week and anything in between. The children's support provided is activity based for respite whereas the majority of adult support is to promote independent living by assisting with everyday activities such as cooking, housework, financials, social activities and as emotional support, assisting with personal care and administering medication.

As a Senior Support Worker you would be building professional relationships with staff, supported individuals, families and social work, you will undertake regular supervision meetings with staff every 6-8 weeks, as well as quarterly performance reviews.

About You

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated individual who has the desire to support people to have the best life possible along with the drive to promote their independence. Those with high empathy, supportive nature and a positive attitude are key to success in what at times can be a challenging but rewarding role. Ideally you should have two years experience in a Support and Care setting and knowledge/experience of supporting people. Experience at supervisory level is a benefit but not essential however an understanding of the qualities and skills required is pivotal.

If you hold an SVQ 2 qualification in Care or a related field in line with the SSSC registration criteria this could be the opportunity for you. Further learning to gain an SVQ 3 would be required within a 2 year timeframe.

It is essential you are able to work shifts which will include weekend working, evenings, and sleepovers. Within the role of a senior support worker you are allocated office time out with your support work to assist in the running of the service.

The Benefits

  • 33 days annual leave entitlement (pro rata)
  • An Employee Assistance Programme including a free counselling service.
  • Flexible Working options in most services
  • Access to paid SVQ qualifications
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Access to the Vivup employee benefits platform
  • Enhanced family friendly pay entitlements
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme of £100 (t&c apply)
  • Joining fee £250.00 (t&c apply) on successful completion of probation period
  • PVG applications NOW paid by KSC


  • A current driving licence, business insurance and the use of a car for work purposes are essential.
  • This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check.
  • The successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC and complete SVQ 3 within 2 years of starting employment and a Professional Development Award (PDA) in supervision. Please note: you must hold an SVQ 3 in Care or a related field to meet the qualified point on the salary scale.

About Us

Kingdom Support and Care CIC (KSC) is a Community Interest Company, a private company limited by shares and a wholly owned subsidiary of Kingdom Housing Association (KHA).

Kingdom Support and Care (KSC) supports over 300 people throughout Fife and Falkirk, providing high quality and personalised support and care designed to meet individual needs and desired outcomes. We provide support to people with a range of needs in their own homes, including those with: learning disability, autistic spectrum disorder, complex needs, mental health issues, age related needs, homelessness, drug and alcohol addictions.

Our aim is to support people to have a safe and secure home, to live as independently as possible in their own home, to live as full a life as possible and to be part of their local community. We provide flexible, responsive and person centred support which assists people to live their lives as they wish and to enable them to meet their desired outcomes.

Application notes

The closing date for this post is 2 September 2022

Interviews will be held on 13 September 2022

Applications can be made online via our portal or via email to Applications via email should contain a covering letter and CV.