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Current Opportunities

We are always looking for driven, creative and flexible people to join our Cosgrove family.

Detailed below are the current opportunities we have available.  If you are interested in any of these then please contact our HR team on 0141 620 2500 (selecting Option 6) or email us at care@cosgrovecare.org.uk

Alternatively, if you would like to join Cosgrove but the current vacancies are not the ones for you, then please register your interest by completing our Employment Opportunities form.

Opportunities in our Support Services

Support Worker - Outreach

Salary – £10.50 per hour + benefits

Hours: 20+ hours per week

Cosgrove urgently requires Support Workers to work with adults and children with varying abilities. You will work within a number of different settings, for example, community, home, college to support people to develop in their everyday lives.

The hours of work are varied and would expect a degree of flexibility to work over the weekend if required. A knowledge of autism would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given. Holder of full UK drivers licence is essential. 

The successful candidate will be required to be a member or to make an application for the PVG scheme and undertake registration at the SSSC.


A Golden Hello payment is provided to all new employees.  £20 Amazon Voucher for attending interviewing.

To apply or to request further information please contact our HR team on 0141 620 2500 (selecting option 6) or email us at recruitment@cosgrovecare.org.uk

Sessional Support Workers

Are you a caring, highly motivated person who would like to work in an environment that enriches the lives of others? If the answer to this is yes, then we could provide the solution.

Cosgrove is a leading learning disability charity dedicated to helping people with additional support needs fulfil their ambitions and achieve their goals. We provide a care at home service in Giffnock and the surrounding areas. We deliver innovative services, which empower people to increase their independence and improve their opportunities in life.

As our ideal candidate, you will have the ability to provide a person centered and creative approach to working with the people we support to enable them to live the lives they want. You should be non-judgmental, possess good communication skills and have the availability to work flexible hours, which could include evenings, sleepovers and weekends.

The successful candidate will be required to be a member or to make an application for the PVG scheme and undertake registration with the SSSC.

Rate of Pay:  £10.50 per hour.

£20 Amazon Voucher for attending interviewing.


Positions available:

We have a number of sessional/bank positions across our care at home, adult and housing services, female drivers for Care at Home services.

It is desirable but not essential that the successful candidate will have:

  • A relevant SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, Promoting Independence (or equivalent) or have the ability to progress to such a qualification.
  • Previous experience with supporting adults in a care at home setting or adults with additional needs

If you would like an application pack to be posted or emailed please call 0141 620 2500 or email recruitment@cosgrovecare.org.uk

Male Support Worker - Children and Adult Outreach

We are Recruiting: Male Support Worker – Children and Adult Outreach

Cosgrove Care is an established Scottish Charity with a strong vision and commitment to deliver the very best support for children, young people and adults who have additional support needs to live good lives of their choosing. We are friendly, ambitious and innovative in our approach.

Looking for full time, part time and sessional support workers to work with children and adults with varying abilities. You will worth within a number of different settings, for example community, home, college to support people to develop in their every-day lives.

The hours of work are varied and would expect a degree of flexibility to work over the weekends if required. A knowledge of autism would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given. Holder of a full UK drivers licence is essential. 

In consideration of the complex needs of the person we support: we believe there is a genuine occupational requirement to recruit a male support worker.

The successful candidate will be required to be a member or to make an application for the PVG scheme and undertake registration with the SSSC.

Salary £10.50 per hour.

To apply for this role, please e-mail our HR team recruitment@cosgrovecare.org.uk or call on 0141 620 2500You can also submit the form on this page.

Assistant Team Leader - Children's Outreach

We are recruiting!

Cosgrove Care is an established Scottish Charity with a strong vision and commitment to deliver the very best support to children, young people and adults who have additional support needs to live good lives of their choosing. We are friendly, ambitious and innovative in our approach and we pride ourselves in early intervention.

Working as a key member of the Children and Outreach Services Operational Management Team (OMT), this new role will require a special type of person who has the ability to juggle all sorts of different priorities, while at the same time ensuring that the personal service is being delivered to the people we support.

You will already be fully qualified and hold SSSC registration but above all you must demonstrate the confidence to engage with the children, their families, and the Team to quickly gain their trust and respect. This is very much a hands-on role, and we are looking for someone who is creative, shows initiative, has lots of new ideas and above all, can work flexibly as the role demands working different working patterns including anti-social hours and the on-call rota.

This is very much a developmental role within Cosgrove where you can grow and nurture your career knowing you are making a difference every day.

Salary: £23,296 – £11.20/hr + plus on-call allowance of £100 per month + 4 days annual leave.

Hours: 40 per week


If you believe you share our values and want to work for a progressive and innovative organisation, to apply or request further information, please contact our HR team on 0141 620 2500 (selecting option 6) or email us at recruitment@cosgrovecare.org.uk

Download the full job description here.

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