Care Assistant (FIF14323)

Fife Council

  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: FIF14323

Job Description

Interview Date: Week Commencing 29 July 2019

Enhanced rate of pay applies for unsocial hours.


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.

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• Working Pattern: includes dayshifts, backshifts, weekends, sleepovers and/or nightshifts.
• Lone Working is a requirement for this post as well as having skills and knowledge to work as part of a wider team.
• Work Location: West Fife – Cowdenbeath Area
• You will support adults living at home with all aspects of their daily lives. This will include personal care, support at mealtimes, support with medication, support with mobilizing safely etc. You will adopt a person centred approach in all aspects of service delivery, and accompany Service Users in a wide range of personal interest activities and appointments while fully respecting their preferred lifestyle choices and while promoting their independence.
Duties include all aspects of personal care and moving and handling tasks, flexibility will be required in the way the days/hours are worked for each post dependent on the needs of service users.


The Individual

You will have experience of working in a care setting, providing all aspects of care support.
You will 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.
You will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within your first six months in post.
Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG scheme membership for working with adults through Disclosure Scotland.
You will have experience/awareness of Health and Social Care Standards and Fife Council and Scottish Social Services Council Codes of Practice.

For further information, please contact: Catherine Brannan on

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