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VSA is always pleased to consider applications from highly skilled and dynamic individuals. This page provides a list of current career opportunities. 

For further details of each individual vacancy below, please click on that vacancy’s ‘read more’ link and the full job description, including terms and conditions, can be viewed by following the ‘Adobe PDF’ link at the end of the vacancy.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for any of the jobs here then you can:

  • Email your Cover Letter and CV to recruitment@vsa.org.uk(remember to take a note of the job reference, post title, workplace and closing date. Please state your motivation for applying for the role in your cover letter)
  • VSA is committed to ensuring that fair practices are adhered to throughout the recruitment process and that no applicant should be treated less favourably on any grounds including gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, disability, sexuality or age.Your assistance would be appreciated in providing information which will be treated in the strictest confidence and information will not be made available to any person who is involved in the selection process. Please note, the provision of information in this section is entirely voluntary and if you choose not to do so, this will not be held against you when considering your suitability for the job. The form is located in the left hand navigation pane under vacancies.
  • CONTACT JOB LINE on 01224 358589 for further information and to request an application form (please quote reference number)
  • Alternativley if you do not have a CV please DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM VSA Job Application Form and email it to recruitment@vsa.org.uk. 

Support Worker Cloverfield Grove

We currently have an opportunity for a Support Worker (28 hrs) within our Adult & Community Services team at Cloverfield Grove.  In this rewarding role, you will provide a professional, caring and effective service to our service users.  Any prior experience would be welcome but is not essential as full on the job training will be provided,  however you must be willing to undertake an SCQF Level 6 in Social Services and Healthcare if you do not already hold one. 

We welcome applications from those who would like the opportunity to work within social care or those simply seeking a change of direction.  I t is a prerequisitive for employees to attend  three full day First Aid Training for this role. Training is conducted during the working day.

 

**Competitive Employee Benefits**   Company pension scheme,  paid mileage, enhanced sick pay, cash referral bonus scheme, In House training / Continuous professional development as well as full / part time working opportunities

Further details for this vacancy
Reference Number L03120
Status  permanent, part-Time (28 hours)
Salary  Unqualified Rate:  £9.00 per hour

Qualified Rate:    £9.17 per hour

Unit description link  Cloverfield Grove
Job description link  Support Worker JD

 

Support Worker (Waking Nights) - Adult Service (Rowanlea House)

VSA's Rowanlea House Adult Service, situated on the Linn Moor Campus near Peterculter, provides an intensive housing and support service for young adults with autism that focuses on the development of meaningful life skills and personal fulfilment.  VSA believe that young adults with complex needs should continue learning after they leave formal education. We provide a range of opportunities for the young adults in the service and use an education room at our newly refurbished Easter Anguston farm, where young adults can take part in arts and crafts workshops, log cutting, and furniture renovation among other activities. 

We are currently seeking a Support Worker (Waking Nights) to join our dedicated and enthusiastic staff team within the Adult Service.  You will help to provide a quality service to meet the needs of our service users with additional support needs, supporting the night time care that is provided within the residential settings, working on a four on, four off rolling rota.

It is helpful if you have experience of working with children / adults with autism and complex needs and be confident in working alongside them and as part of a staff team. However this is not essential as we will provide full training and support.

We welcome applications from those who would like the opportunity to work within social care or those simply seeking a change of direction.

In return for your hard work, commitment and positive approach, not only will you receive a huge amount of job satisfaction, we also offer a competitive salary and continuous professional development.  VSA also operate a bus service that can take you to and from our service situated on Linn Moor Campus at scheduled times.

Successful applicants will be required to join the PVG Scheme; however VSA will cover any associated costs.

If you would like to join our fantastic team and lead the way in transforming lives and providing the best of care, please complete an online application form or for more information on this opportunity please e-mail recruitment@vsa.org.uk

 

 

Reference Number L02022
Status Permanent - Full Time (35 hrs per week - 4 on/4 off rolling rota)
Salary

£16,847.66 (Unqualified Rate) for 35 hrs per week

£18,905.89 - £20,138.43 (Qualified Scale) for 35 hrs per week

Unit description link  Rowanlea House
Job description link  Support Worker (Waking NIghts) - Rowanlea House.pdf

 

How to Apply

Email your Cover Letter and CV to recruitment@vsa.org.uk  (Remember to take a note of the job reference, post title, workplace and closing date. Please state your motivation for applying for the role in your cover letter)

  • CONTACT JOB LINE on 01224 358589 for further information and to request an application form (please quote reference number)
  • Alternativley if you do not have a CV please DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM VSA Job Application Form and post to VSA, Recruitment Team, 38 Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5YU or e-mail to recruitment@vsa.org.uk

Support Worker (part-Time) Ruthrieston

Are you passionate about helping us provide the best of care to change the lives for those using our services?  Are you interested in working within close proximity to Aberdeen city centre for an organisation that takes pride in supporting the professional development of its staff?  If so, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently recruiting a Part-Time(28 hrs)Support Worker at our Ruthrieston House facility. Joining our dynamic team, you will provide a professional, caring and effective service to our service users to ensure they receive the best of care.  In return, you will be provided with extensive training opportunities and as an accredited SVQ centre, we can provide support to help gain qualifications. 

Any prior experience would be welcome but is not essential as full on the job training will be provided.  You must however be willing to undertake an SCQF Level 6 in Social Services and Healthcare (or equivalent) if you do not already hold one.  This post will involve working to a rota include a mixture of early and late shifts.

**Competitive Employee Benefits**   Company pension scheme,  paid mileage, enhanced sick pay, cash referral bonus scheme, In House training / Continuous professional development as well as full / part time working opportunities

Further details for this vacancy
Reference Number L02120
Status  Permanent, Part-Time
Salary   

Unqualified £9.00 per hour

Qualified at £9.17 per hour

Unit description link  Ruthrieston house
Job description link  Support Worker Ruthrieston JD

Relief Support Worker - Care at Home

VSA has an exciting opportunity for new team members to join us in our Care at Home Service.   Providing support to individuals in their own home setting.        We are actively looking for enthusiastic, caring and personable candidates to join us working within the Hilton and Torry areas.

This role offers fully flexible working opportunities, with shifts available from 7am and latest shift finishing at 9pm.  Rotas are reviewed on a fortnightly basis, we will be taking the lead from successful candidates on the hours/ days they are available to work.

As this role involves travel mileage or Bus Fares will be reimbursed.

Further details for this vacancy
Reference Number L01720
Status ZERO hour contract - Flexible working
Salary  

 Rate:    £9.00 per hr

 

Job description link  K09219 Support Worker Care at Home

How to Apply

Email your Cover Letter and CV to recruitment@vsa.org.uk(remember to take a note of the job reference, post title, workplace and closing date. Please state your motivation for applying for the role in your cover letter)

  • CONTACT JOB LINE on 01224 358589 for further information and to request an application form (please quote reference number)
  • Alternativley if you do not have a CV please DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM VSA Job Application Form and post to VSA, Recruitment Team, 38 Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5YU

Residential Care and Education Support Worker - Linn Moor Campus (Peterculter)

Help us to change lives.

Linn Moor Campus is a unique multi-generational approach to community-based care for individuals with learning disabilities and other additional support needs, in a residential setting. The campus its self is situated on beautiful grounds allowing our service users the freedom to enjoy the outdoors. With UK wide recognition for our pioneering work with people with autism, our focus is on the development of meaningful life skills and personal fulfilment for the children and young adults we support. If successful you would be joining a large team of enthusiastic support workers with a wealth of experience from all different backgrounds.

As a Support Worker you will work to a 4 week rolling rota where you will be required to work a variety of shifts including early/evening and weekend shifts.

Working across both the Education and Care services at our Linn Moor Campus, you will help to provide a quality service to meet the needs of our students with additional support needs. An SCQF Level 7 in Social Services and Healthcare (or equivalent) and an HNC in Social Care would be beneficial but it is not essential at this stage (although you must be willing to work towards this or the Level 9 Residential Childcare Qualification). Ideally you should have some experience of working with children and/or young adults with autism / learning difficulties and have the ability to engage/relate to them through effective communication skills and the ability to deal with complex and challenging behaviour. You must be willing to work flexibly in both care and education settings, recognising that a different skill set is required and appropriate in each to support the child/young person in their physical, psychological and emotional development.

We have an enthusiastic, dedicated, welcoming and supportive environment at our Linn Moor campus.  If you are interested in working somewhere where you can truly make a difference, this could be the opportunity for you.

We welcome applications from those who would like the opportunity to work within social care or those simply seeking a change of direction.

In return for your hard work, commitment and positive approach, not only will you receive a huge amount of job satisfaction, we also offer a competitive annual salary, paid holidays and continuous professional development. VSA also operate a bus service that can take you to and from our Linn Moor Campus at scheduled times.

Successful applicants will be required to join the PVG Scheme; however VSA will cover any associated costs.

If you would like to join our fantastic team and lead the way in transforming lives and providing the best of care, please complete an online application form or for more information on this opportunity please e-mail recruitment@vsa.org.uk

**Competitive Employee Benefits**   Company pension scheme, paid mileage, enhanced sick pay, cash referral bonus scheme, In House training / Continuous professional development as well as full / part time working opportunities

 

Further details for this vacancy
Reference Number L01620
Status Permanent (39 hours per week)
Salary

Unqualified: £19,158 p.a

Qualified: £21,487 to £22,888.76 p.a.

Unit description link  Linn Moor Residential School
Job description link Residential Care & Education Support Worker

 

How to Apply

Email your Cover Letter and CV to recruitment@vsa.org.uk(remember to take a note of the job reference, post title, workplace and closing date. Please state your motivation for applying for the role in your cover letter)

  • CONTACT JOB LINE on 01224 358589 for further information and to request an application form (please quote reference number)
  • Alternativley if you do not have a CV please DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM VSA Job Application Form and post to VSA, Recruitment Team, 38 Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5YU

 

Support Worker Nights, Ruthrieston House

Are you passionate about helping us provide the best of care for those using our services?  Are you interested in working within close proximity to Aberdeen city centre for an organisation that takes pride in supporting the professional development of its staff? 

We are currently recruiting a Support Worker - Nights at our Ruthrieston House facility for 30 hours per week.  Joining our dynamic team, you will provide a professional, caring and effective service to our service users to ensure they receive the best of care.  

Any prior experience would be welcome but is not essential as full on the job training will be provided.  You must however be willing to undertake an SCQF Level 6 in Social Services and Healthcare (or equivalent) if you do not already hold one.  

With consistently high grades from the Care Inspectorate, Broomhill Park is a fantastic service helping to change lives.  If you want to be part of something special, we would love to hear from you. It is a prerequisitive for employees to attend  three full day First Aid Training for this role. Training is conducted during the working day. 

 

Further details for this vacancy
Reference Number L01120
Status  Permanent, Part- Time
Salary  Unqualified Rate:  £9.00 per hour

Qualified Rate:    £9.17 per hour

   
Job description link  https://www.vsa.org.uk/files/L03020 Support Worker Nights Ruthrieston.doc

 

How to Apply

Email your Cover Letter and CV to recruitment@vsa.org.uk(remember to take a note of the job reference, post title, workplace and closing date. Please state your motivation for applying for the role in your cover letter)

  • CONTACT JOB LINE on 01224 358589 for further information and to request an application form (please quote reference number)
  • Alternativley if you do not have a CV please DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM VSA Job Application Form and post to VSA, Recruitment Team, 38 Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5YU

 


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