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Specialist Support Practitioners x2

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,000 – £22,000
  • Travel required to visit clients in their homes, across Central Scotland
  • Closing 14th April 2023

  • Advertised from 14th March 2023
  • 37.5 per week (Part-Time can be considered)


Are you curious about people and their stuff?

Do you want to make a big difference to peoples' lives?

Are you a creative thinker who can apply an unconventional approach?

Do you want to work with autonomy and flexibility in a small, friendly organisation?

If you can answer yes to one or more of the above questions, please read on.

Life-Pod is a thriving and progressive social enterprise with a small agile team who make a big impact on peoples' lives. We provide unique client-centred services to people affected by hoarding disorder or other conditions that result in clutter and chronic disorganisation.

Our distinctive pragmatic and therapeutic approach that is directed towards creating secure and safer environments for people to live and thrive within, and counteracting enforced clear-outs of people’s homes.

We are looking to recruit emotionally intelligent, flexible and self-motivated individuals to provide support for clients living in central Scotland.

We recognise that central Scotland is a large geographical area to work across, so we need individuals who can drive and have access to a car. Applicants do not need to live or be based in Edinburgh, and we welcome applicants who live anywhere across the Central Belt. Travel expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with our statement of terms and conditions of employment.

In return for your commitment, Life-Pod offers a range of employee benefits, including flexible working hours, friendly and collaborative working environment, generous annual leave allowance, annual wellbeing day and weekly pilates classes. All successful applicants will be given specialised training through Life-Pod academy, and we will support you to develop within your role and in planning your future career.

Whilst previous experience in a similar role may be advantageous, this is not essential and we encourage people with the right values, aptitude and passion to apply.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Employees of Life-Pod will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme for Adults.

Schedule: Day shift Monday to Friday


  • client support service: 1 year (preferred)
  • Licence/Certification:
  • driving licence and access to a vehicle? (required)
  • Work Location: Travel required to visit clients in their homes

Application notes

Please apply by emailing your CV, along with a covering letter of no more than 2 paragraphs explaining why you believe you would be suitable for this role, to

Closing date: Friday 14th April

Interviews will take place during early April.