Edinburgh Relief Support Worker

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Location: Edinburgh Salary: £12.00 per hour Part time

Edinburgh Relief Support Worker

£12.00 per hour


Ark is recruiting Full time & Part time support Workers at our 6 services across Edinburgh.

Located throughout the city our services support people with a variety of support needs, from a couple of hours a week social support to 24 hour a day care.

If you are enthusiastic about supporting people to live their best lives then apply now to join our team!

Your main duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Working with colleagues as part of an effective and efficient team to support vulnerable people.
  • Communicate and work well with our supported people to provide individual care and maintain appropriate relationships.
  • Being responsible in supporting individuals throughout the activities, giving positive feedback and encouragement.


What is a Relief Support Worker?

As a Relief Support Worker you will carry out all the same duties while on shift as our Support Workers. As you do not have contracted hours it gives you the flexibility to only pick up shifts when it suits you.*

*Please note: Relief work is on an as and when basis to cover for sickness absence, study leave and other staff contingencies. We cannot guarantee you regular or continued use as the need for relief staffing changes from time to time.

View our job outline here.

Find out what you working week could look like here.

Hear from our current Support Workers here.


Why Ark?



Our employees told us in a recent survey that they stay with Ark because they believe in our values, we have supportive managers who continually appreciate their staff and they love making a positive difference in our supported peoples lives, helping them to achieve their dreams.

Ark would love to hear from you whether you are an experienced Support Worker or new to Social Care.

Apply now to join us at this exciting time as our service grows by clicking the link below.

Scottish Charity No. SCO15694

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Previous experience of the following is an advantage but not essential as Ark will provide full training: Care Worker, Social worker, Home Carer, Case Worker, Care Assistant, Autism Support Worker, Personal Care Assistant , Social Care Worker.

Working towards equal opportunities and a diverse workforce.


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