Social Care Assistant - Crookston Care Home & Day Centre - EAL04190

East Lothian Council

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  • Reference: EAL04190

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £19399-£21224 per annum pro rata (£10.63-£11.63 per hour)

Permanent part time position
21 hours per week (3 days) following a 2 week rota
To start asap

Week 1: Monday - Late, Tuesday - Early, Friday - Early
Week 2: Friday - Early, Saturday - Early, Sunday - Late

Early Shift: 0700 - 1430 
Late Shift: 1400 - 2130


Job Details

To assist in the provision of personal care and support to residents in order to achieve agreed outcomes in line with National Care Standards.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Related Documents') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.

You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to reach the interview stage. In cases where the majority of applicants meet all the essential criteria, the desirable criteria will be used to form a final short-leet.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to SVQ Level 2 in Social Care (or equivalent) or a willingness to achieve the SVQ Level 2 in the first period of registration to meet the SSSC registration requirements.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Additional Information

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