Care Assistant (FIF14041)

Fife Council

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  • Reference: FIF14041

Job Description

Work Location: Dunfermline Area

Interview Date: Friday 5 July 2019

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link.

Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions and employment are available via the same link.


You will promote social inclusion and offer opportunities for people with disabilities in a range of community settings. Support service users by increasing their social and independent living skills in their own home in a person centered way that promotes the principles of social inclusion.

Duties include personal care, moving and handling and providing support to enable people to access activities. Flexibility will be required in the way the days/hours are worked for each post dependent on the needs of service users. The successful candidate will work on a four weekly Rota basis which include days, evening, weekends, sleep-overs and awakened night shifts.

The Individual

You should have the ability to travel throughout Fife and undertake physical tasks such as pushing and pulling of equipment including hoists, wheelchairs and bathing chairs. Must have, or be willing to achieve in the first period of registration, the Social Services and Healthcare SCQF6 SVQ2 or equivalent to meet Scottish Social Services Council registration.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland.

You will have experience/awareness of Scottish Social Services Council Social Care Standards and the SSSC’s Codes of Practice.

For an informal chat about the role and for further information, please contact: Wendy Thomson on 03451 55 55 55 Ext: 480596 or Email: 

Applications must be made online at

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