St Andrews Support Workers

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Location: St Andrews Salary: Earn up to £23,150.16 per year pro rata Full time

St Andrews Support Workers

Earn up to £23,150.16 per year pro rata 

Full Time positions available


We are recruiting now in our St Andrews service - Full-Time positions available!

We support 20 people in their own flats with their day to day lives. Our service has a great community feel. All the flats are situated within one building meaning there is no travelling between sites and there are always other staff in the building to provide peer support.

Our service is situated just a 5 minute walk from St Andrews bus station where you will find regular buses to the rest of Fife, Dundee and other surrounding areas.

There are good opportunities to develop your skills in this role due to the diverse variety of support needs in the service. No experience necessary as full training is provided.

We offer a good range of flexibility around shift patterns and there is no need for you to have a driving license for this role!

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.

View our job outline here.

Find out what you working week could look like here.

Hear from our current Support Workers here.

Why Ark?


Why Ark?

  • No Previous Experience Required
  • Ark provide full training so no previous experience is required making our Support Worker roles the perfect place to start your career in Adult Social Care.
  • Get a qualification while you work
  • Ark fully fund your SVQ2 in Health & Social Care which you complete with the support of our in house SVQ team.
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Discounts Portal with 1000s of discounts on your favourite brands including Supermarkets, Cinema Tickets, Gym Membership and Holidays.
  • Career Progression
  • Over 75% of all Managers within Care & Support have been promoted internally.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Arks Employee Assistance program (EAP) gives all employees access to counselling sessions. There is also support available through weekly webinars and the EAP Website & App.
  • Contracted hours to suit you

We have Full-time, Part-time and Relief Support Worker roles available at our services throughout Scotland.

In return for your valuable contribution, Ark will also offer you:

  • Up to 36 days paid holiday per year pro rata
  • 4% Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Fully funded PVG & 1st year SSSC registration paid by 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.

To apply complete Arks online application form at .

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.

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