Care Assistant (FIF14297)

Fife Council

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  • Reference: FIF14297

Job Description

Interview Date: week commencing Monday 12 August 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.


Undertake a range of personal and physical care tasks which may include assistance with washing, dressing and eating.

Support and encourage people to make their own choices and decisions in all aspects of their lives.

Providing flexible support enabling people achieve their personal outcomes.

Actively promoting and ensuring a high standard of care practice in accordance with National Care Standards, ensuring individuals are treated in a respectful and dignified manner at all times.

Pushing and pulling of equipment such as hoists, wheelchairs and use of emergency evacuation equipment whilst working within Health and Safety requirements.

Undertaking relevant training, taking ownership and being responsible for own continuous professional development, ensuring all required mandatory training and development needs are met within the required timescales.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £9.07 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid

The Individual Must have, in first period of registration, Social Services and Healthcare SCQF6 SVQ2 qualification or equivalent to meet Scottish Social Services Council registration. Ability to engage with service users Communication skills Team working skills Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements Experience/awareness of National Care Standards Ability to evidence Continuous Professional Development

Before confirming appointment you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.

For further information, please contact: Veronica Nordensson: 03451 555555 ext. 450373 or email: 

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