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Inspire empower the life choices of adults, young people and children with learning disabilities and additional support needs in North East Scotland. Inspire employs over 400 staff and provide a range of more than 50 services throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

If you display energy, drive and enthusiasm for empowering the life choices of others, please apply today to have the opportunity to be part of one of our projects, and make a real difference to the people we support.

Please look over our current vacancies below. If you can’t see one that is perfect for you, we are always happy to receive speculative applications, please contact our dedicated recruitment team for more information by calling 01224 289022 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Click to read the job descriptions for our Support Assistant and Support Worker roles.

 
 

Speculative Applications - North and South

 

Title: SUPPORT WORKERS, SUPPORT ASSISTANTS AND RELIEF WORKERS

Job Reference: SPECULATIVE NORTH AND SOUTH

Date Posted: 13/01/2017

Salary:

Support Worker salary £16,731 – £16,830 per annum, pro rata

Relief Worker rate - £8.25 per hour

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full time, Part time and Relief

Location:  ABOYNE, BANCHORY, ELLON, PETERHEAD, PITMEDDEN, STONEHAVEN

Job Information:

Inspire aims to empower the life choices of adults, young people and children with learning disabilities and additional support needs in North East Scotland. The organisation employs over 500 staff and provides a range of more than 50 services throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

We always welcome speculative applications for Support Workers, Support Assistants and Relief Workers to join our teams at the above locations. In these roles you will be supporting and empowering people who have learning disabilities with day-to-day activities, such as social and leisure events, domestic and personal care.

At Inspire, we have an excellent reputation for our high quality learning and development plans, along with being an accedited SVQ centre. We are able to offer our staff flexible working to fit around other commitments, full training is provided.

If you are interested in finding out more about what Inspire can offer, please apply today, and our recruitment team will be in touch.

Enquiries to: Louise Coyle, HR Coordinator, 01224 289022. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: 31/12/2017

Alternatively to Apply: For a paper application pack please telephone our dedicated recruitment line on 01224 289090

 

Speculative Applications - Moray and Central Aberdeenshire

 

Title: SUPPORT WORKERS, SUPPORT ASSISTANTS AND RELIEF WORKERS

Job Reference: SPECULATIVE MORAY AND CENTRAL ABERDEENSHIRE

Date Posted: 13/01/2017

Salary:

Support Worker salary £16,731 – £16,830 per annum, pro rata

Relief Worker rate - £8.25 per hour

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full time, Part time and Relief

Location: ELGIN, HUNTLY, INVERURIE

Job Information:

Inspire aims to empower the life choices of adults, young people and children with learning disabilities and additional support needs in North East Scotland. The organisation employs over 500 staff and provides a range of more than 50 services throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

We always welcome speculative applications for Support Workers, Support Assistants and Relief Workers to join our teams at the above locations. In these roles you will be supporting and empowering people who have learning disabilities with day-to-day activities, such as social and leisure events, domestic and personal care.

At Inspire, we have an excellent reputation for our high quality learning and development plans, along with being an accedited SVQ centre. We are able to offer our staff flexible working to fit around other commitments, full training is provided.

If you are interested in finding out more about what Inspire can offer, please apply today, and our recruitment team will be in touch.

 

Enquiries to: Louise Coyle, HR Coordinator, 01224 289022. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: 31/12/2017

Alternatively to Apply: For a paper application pack please telephone our dedicated recruitment line on 01224 289090

 

1705 - Support Workers & Relief - Inverurie

 

Support Workers– Inverurie

Ref: 1705

 PERMANENT PART TIME HOURS (FROM 16 HOURS PER WEEK UP TO 34)

ADHOC RELIEF

£8.25 per hour, in line with Scottish living wage

Inspire aims to empower the life choices of adults, young people and children with learning disabilities and additional support needs in the North East of Scotland. The organisation employs over 500 staff and provides a range of more than 50 services throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

We currently have opportunities available at St James’s Court, Inverurie, to support 24 people with learning disabilities and additional support needs who have recently moved into their own flats within an innovative new development.

This is an opportunity to make a positive difference, using your own personal skills, to enhance the lives of others.

These may include evening and weekend work. A flat-rate payment is made for sleep overs that are worked in addition to normal hours. These opportunities will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Louise Coyle, HR Coordinator. Tel: 01224 289022

Alternatively, for a paper application pack please telephone our dedicated recruitment line on 01224 289022

Applications should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted to:

  

 

 
 
 

 

 


 

1733 - Support Worker & Relief - Inverurie Respite

Support Worker & Relief 


Inverurie Respite

Ref: 1733

PERMANENT PART-TIME (16 HOURS)

ADHOC RELIEF

£8.25 per hour, in line with Scottish Living Wage

Inspire aims to empower the life choices of adults, young people and children with learning disabilities and additional support needs in North East Scotland. The organisation employs over 500 staff and provides a range of more than 50 services throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

An opportunity has arisen to join one of our projects based in Inverurie. Here we provide a respite service which supports people with a range of disabilities, including Autism.

We support people up to 2 people at a time with personal care, preparing meals and a variety of social activities including bowling & group activities. We support 19 people at this service throughout the year and our team at this project enjoy the variety, every day is different and the team create a really positive atmosphere.


These posts will include evening and weekend work in accordance with the needs of the service.  The service opens at 3pm on a Thursday and closes on a Monday morning at 10am.  The shifts are from 7am – 3.30pm and 3pm to 11pm. Posts are subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.

 For informal enquiries about this post please contact the Recruitment Team, Tel: 01224 289022

Alternatively, for a paper application pack please telephone our dedicated recruitment line on 01224 289022

Applications should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted to:

Recruitment Department, Head Office, Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen, AB24 5HP

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 


 

Support Staff - Aberdeen City

Support Staff


Aberdeen City

Permanent full-time (39 hours) | Permanent Part-Time (16+ hours) |  Adhoc Relief

Flexible Working | Training & Development | Scottish Living Wage - £8.25PH

Inspire provide a wide range of services for people with learning disabilities and additional support needs throughout the North-east of Scotland. Working with the vision of empowering the life choices of the people we support, our services include 24-hour support, visiting support, skills development in relation to employment, respite care and innovative day opportunities.
 
Inspire support over 400 adults and young people, providing services based on individual need. Founded in 1988, almost three decades of experience helps the organisation to provide bespoke support solutions  based around outcomes developed though our outcome based support planning process. Today Inspire employs over 500 members of staff in 50 services across the region.

We are currently looking for dynamic & enthusiastic individuals with a desire to help others and contribute to local communities to work in our projects across Aberdeen City and the surrounding area.
 
Applicants should have a positive ‘can do’ approach and the resolve to empower the life choices of the people we support, enabling the best possible life experiences, even when times are challenging.
 
 Inspire help all of our colleagues to develop the necessary skills and qualifications through our comprehensive training programme and induction. We aim to equip you to progress your career in care.
 
As support staff, you are required to work to a rota. This is likely to include working in the evenings, weekends and may require sleep-in duties.  Some of our Aberdeen City services may also require you to work on your own and involve personal care.
 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 


 

1735 - Support Worker - Banchory

Support Workers

Banchory

Ref:1735

Permanent part time hours available (from 16 to 31 per week)

ADHOC Relief

£8.25 per hour, in line with Scottish Living Wage

Inspire aims to empower the life choices of adults, young people and children with learning disabilities and additional support needs in North East Scotland. The organisation employs over 500 staff and provides a range of more than 50 services throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

 

An opportunity has arisen to join the team at Bredero, here we support people with learning disabilities in their own homes to enable them to live their day to day lives as independently as possible.

During the week we typically support individuals to attend a day centre or go to their work placements. On their days off we support them by attending their chosen activities with them or support them to maintain their house as well as other tasks such as shopping. The team at this project have built great relationships with the people we support, they all have a great sense of humour and our staff always take the time to listen and empower them.


There are a variety of shifts available including evening and weekend work and sleepovers.   A flat rate payment is made for sleep–in duties, these opportunities will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.  This role would include an element of personal care. 

Please see below for details of our shift patterns:-

Early Shifts Mon-Fri from 0730 – 1530

Late Shifts Mon-Fri from 1500 – 2100

Weekends from  0930 – 1530 & 1530 – 2100

Sleepovers Mon-Thurs from 1500 – 2300 & 0700 – 1000

Sleepovers Fri-Sun from 1500 – 2300 & 0700 - 1500

Alternatively, for a paper application pack please telephone our dedicated recruitment line on 01224 289022 

Applications should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted to:

Recruitment Department, Head Office, Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen, AB24 5HP


  
  

 

 
 
 

 

 


 

1736 - Support Worker - Glenallach, Aboyne

Support Workers

Aboyne


Ref:1736
Permanent part time hours available (from 16 to 31 per week)
ADHOC Relief
£8.25 per hour, in line with Scottish Living Wage

 

Inspire aims to empower the life choices of adults, young people and children with learning disabilities and additional support needs in North East Scotland. The organisation employs over 500 staff and provides a range of more than 50 services throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

An opportunity has arisen to join the team at Bredero, here we support people with learning disabilities in their own homes to enable them to live their day to day lives as independently as possible.

 

During the week we typically support individuals to attend a day centre or go to their work placements. On their days off we support them by attending their chosen activities with them or support them to maintain their house as well as other tasks such as shopping. The team at this project have built great relationships with the people we support, they all have a great sense of humour and our staff always take the time to listen and empower them.

 


There are a variety of shifts available including evening and weekend work and sleepovers.   A flat rate payment is made for sleep–in duties, these opportunities will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.  This role would include an element of personal care. 

 

Please see below for details of our shift patterns:-

 

Early Shifts Mon-Fri from 0730 – 1530

 

Late Shifts Mon-Fri from 1500 – 2100

 

Weekends from  0930 – 1530 & 1530 – 2100

 

Sleepovers Mon-Thurs from 1500 – 2300 & 0700 – 1300

 

Sleepovers Fri-Sun from 1500 – 2300 & 0700 - 1500

Alternatively, for a paper application pack please telephone our dedicated recruitment line on 01224 289022
Applications should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted to:
Recruitment Department, Head Office, Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen, AB24 5HP

 

  

 

 
 
 

 

 


 

1738 - Support Workers & Relief - Inverurie/Huntly CLP

Support Workers – Inverurie/Huntly CLP

Ref:1738

FULL TIME (39 hours) PART TIME (16+ hours)

ADHOC RELIEF

£8.25 per hour, in line with Scottish Living Wage 

 Inspire aims to empower the life choices of adults, young people and children with learning disabilities and additional support needs in North East Scotland. The organisation employs over 500 staff and provides a range of more than 50 services throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

An opportunity has arisen to join one of our projects based in Inverurie & Huntly area. Here we support people in their own homes and we currently support a number of people with varying abilities and with support hours from 5 to 45 hours per week depending on their support needs. All support is lone working and the hours are mainly evenings and weekends however we do have support hours throughout the day.  We also support a lady in the Huntly area for 20 hours per week on Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays. 

 You would be responsible to help individuals with activities such as shopping, meal planning, social events and housekeeping to enable them to live their lives as independently as possible.  There may be elements of personal care but this would be limited dependent on the individual’s needs.

Working alongside the people we support at this project is very rewarding, every day can be different and we all enjoy seeing the people we support develop, and feel valued in the local community.

These opportunities will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.

Drivers licence is preferred but not essential. These roles are subject to an element of travel.

Alternatively, for a paper application pack please telephone our dedicated recruitment line on 01224 289022

Applications should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted to:

Recruitment Department, Head Office, Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen, AB24 5HP

Inspire PTL is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the job will be interviewed. Scottish Charity No. SC000038.

 

  

 

 
 
 

 

 


 

1750 - Support Workers & Relief - Pitmedden/Balmedie

Support Workers & Relief

 

Balmedie & Pitmedden

Ref: 1720

Permanent part time hours available (22.5 hours per week)

Adhoc relief posts available

£8.25 per hour in line with Scottish Living Wage

Inspire aims to empower the life choices of adults, young people and children with learning disabilities and additional support needs in North East Scotland. The organisation employs over 400 staff and provides a range of more than 50 services throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

Opportunities have arisen to join our services in Balmedie and Ellon. Our autism specific project in Balmedie supports two gentlemen with autism. In Ellon we support one person with learning disabilities.

At Balmedie, we provide an active day service to meet the needs of the people we support with a range of day to-day activities i.e. swimming, cinema, walking, eating out. The job also entails assisting both men to maintain their tenancies; participate in household tasks, as well as supporting them with some personal care.  At Ellon staff lone work, and support the person to go to their day centre, we also support them with household tasks and personal care.

Our staff enjoy working at these projects because the work is varied and rewarding, staff also get to spend quality time with the people we support and see them develop and enjoy life.

These posts require staff to work between these two services and will include evening and weekend work as required. A flat rate payment is made for being on call and also for any sleep–in duties. Applicants must have a driving license for the position in Ellon and these opportunities will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme. 

For informal enquiries about this post please contact our Recruitment Team on Tel: 01224 289022. 

Alternatively, for a paper application pack please telephone our dedicated recruitment line on 01224 289022.

Applications should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted to:

Recruitment Department, Head Office, Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen, AB24 5HP

Closing date:   13/04/2017

Interviews:       19/04/2017

Inspire PTL is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. All applicants who have a

 


  

 

 
 
 

 

 


 

1752 - Support Worker - Archiestown

 

Support Worker & Relief

 

Archiestown

 

Permanent part-time position available - 16 hours per week

Adhoc relief posts available

 

£8.25 per in line with Scottish Living Wage

 

Inspire aims to empower the life choices of adults, young people and children with learning disabilities and additional support needs in North East Scotland. The organisation employs over 400 staff and provides a range of more than 50 services throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

 

Opportunities have arisen to join our team at Archiestown. The project is situated in a lovely peaceful setting. The people we support are very social and enjoy a range of activities, including arts and crafts, baking and going for walks around the beautiful landscapes in the area.

 

The team on the project, are all committed, and person-centered, their key focus is promoting independence and also sourcing new activities within the community that the people we support are interested in. The majority of the shifts on this project are lone working, so communication across the team is always a priority to ensure the smooth running of the project.

 


This post may include evening and weekend work in accordance with the needs of the service. A flat rate payment is made for sleep–in duties and these are worked in addition to normal hours and these opportunities will be subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.  

 

For further information please contact our Recruitment Team. Tel: 01224 289022 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Alternatively, for a paper application pack please telephone our dedicated recruitment line on 01224 289022

 

Applications should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted to:

 

Recruitment Department, Head Office, Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen, AB24 5HP

 

Closing Date:  01/05/2017

 

Interviews:       10/05/2017

 

 Inspire PTL is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the job will be interviewed. Scottish Charity No. SC000038. 

 

 


  
  

 

 
 
 

 

 


 

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Our Services

Inspire currently offer a range of over 50 services throughout north east Scotland, including:


• Residential services
• Day services
• Support to people in their communities
• Respite care
• Social Support Groups
• Social enterprises
• Training for employment initiatives