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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. Please submit an application form for advertised vacancies as CVs are only accepted in conjunction with completed forms.

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:

  • APPLY ONLINE (remember to take a note of the job reference, post title, workplace and closing date before going to the online application form)
  • CONTACT JOB LINE on 01224 358589 for further information and to request an application form (please quote reference number)
  • DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM VSA Job Application Form

Support Worker - Crosby (Part-time)

We are currently recruiting for a Support Worker post (32 hrs per week) at our Crosby House  on a permanent part-time basis. 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 however you must be willing to undertake an SCQF Level 6 in Social Services and Healthcare if you do not already hold one. 

Support Worker JDÈ

Further details for this vacancy
Reference Number K06819
Status  Permanent part-time (32hrs)
Salary  

Unqualified Rate:  (£9.00 per hr)

Qualified Rate:  (£9.18 per hr)

Unit description link  Crosby House
Job description link  Support Worker JD

 

 

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Linn Moor Campus - Job Opportunities (Full/Part-Time)

VSA's Linn Moor Residential School (Peterculter) now has exciting opportunities for full-time and part-time Support Workers to join us at an exciting time as we grow and adapt to provide the best of lives to our Children and Adults in our care.

Linn Moor has a long history of providing specialist residential care and education for children and young adults with autism, related conditions such as social and communication difficulties, and learning disability.  We are committed to promoting the values of respect, dignity, participation and self-determination. This is achieved by the child/young person being at the centre of all we do.  We respect and see each child/young adult as unique and while fully recognising their difficulties, we focus on their rights to have and enjoy an ordinary life.

We are currently looking for the following positions:


As a Support Worker you will work alongside our dedicated staff team where 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 (not essential) 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.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company pension scheme *
  • Enhanced sick pay *
  • Cash referral bonus scheme
  • In House training / Continuous professional development*
  • Security, 150 year in service and we continuing to provide support to those who need it in Aberdeen.

* Not applicable to Relief Workers.

Also included is a Company Bus assisting with the commute to Linn Moor from the City Centre - Further information is available from the Recruitment Team regarding this.

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.

For further information please contact Laura Main (laura.main@vsa.org.uk) or 01224 358597.

You can also apply by using the application link below.

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Support Worker- 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 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.

We have the following opportunies at Ruthrieston:

Support Worker,  Full-time 39 hrs per Week

Support Worker- Part-time  28 hrs per week

 

**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 K06619
Status  Permanent, Full-time & 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

 

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Support Workers - Craigton Grove/Peterculter

Are you interested in working for Aberdeen’s biggest charity, an organisation that takes pride in supporting the professional development of its staff? Are you passionate about helping us provide the best care for those using our services?

We are currently recruiting Support Workers to be based at Craigton Grove on a part-time basis (28 hours per week). These posts will involve working to a rota over 7 days and include a mixture of early and late shifts.

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. 

 

**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 K06319
Status Permanent, part-time (28 hours per week)
Salary

Unqualified rate: £9.00 per hr

Qualified rate: £9.17per hr

Job description link

Support Worker Craigton Grove

Unit description link

 Craigton Grove

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Support Worker (Part-Time) Westerton

VSA's Westerton Crescent service was opened in February 1995. It is purpose-built to provide accommodation for nine adults with a history of severe and enduring mental health problems. They may also have a physical disability and require daily support from the staff team to motivate, empower and promote their self-esteem, while maintaining as much of their independence as possible. 

We currently require a part-time Support Worker, 28 hours per week, where you will provide a professional caring and effective service to our service users. For this post you will work a 4 week rolling rota, 4x7hrs shifts, sleep in duties and alternative weekends. 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. . 

If you have a genuine interest to work within social care or are simply seeking a change of direction we would welcome your application. 

 

**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 K06019
Status  Permanent. Part-Time (28 hours per week)
Salary  

Unqualified Rate: (£9.00 per hr)

Qualified Scale:   (£9.17 per hr)

Unit description link  Westerton Crescent Care Home
Job description link  Support Worker(Westerton) JD
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Support Worker - Part-Time (Arrdeir House)

Do you have a passion to help others?  Do you want to work in a service which achieves consistently high grades from the Care Inspectorate?  If so, this could be the job for you!

Arrdeir House is a residential care home for adults with enduring mental health problems, situated in the Mannofield area of Aberdeen City

Joining our dedicated team of Support Workers at Arrdeir House, you will provide a professional, caring and effective service to those within our care.  Working 28 hours per week, two weeks rolling rota, alternate weekends and sleep in duties.

At VSA we believe in changing lives.  Join our team and be part of something special.

 

**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 K05919
Status  Part-Time Permanent (28 hrs per week)
Salary  

Unqualified Rate (£9.00 per hr)

Qualified Rate     (£9.17 per hr)

Unit description link  Arrdeir House
Job description link  Support Worker (Arrdeir) JD
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