- Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
- Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
- Location: Falkirk
- £18,539 to £20,507 per annum, SJC - D
- Hours: Part Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: FLK05824
There is an opportunity for a temporary part time Mobile Warden working within the MECS service. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to support the work within the Mobile Emergency Care Service to deliver a quality, efficient and effective MECS service across the Falkirk area.
You will be involved in responding to emergency requests for assistance from service users within their own homes. You must be an experienced social service worker with commitment, patience and an understanding of ageing and disability and their effect on people’s lives. You must be able to work under pressure and deal confidently, calmly and sensitively with difficult situations. You must have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both internal and external, and in addition, have excellent team working and written skills.
If you would like a job where no two days are the same then this may be for you. The post will involve responding to emergency situations and will include falls, personal care etc. as well as routine installation and de-installation of equipment to service users throughout the Falkirk Council area. Training will be provided, both formal and informal, to facilitate the delivery of the MECS service
You will work 26 hours per week, and are required to commit to a rostered shift working pattern including early back and night shifts on a 4 on 4 off basis
All MECS Wardens are paid for every minute of their shift including any meal breaks; this is necessary to allow all emergency situations to be handled at any time.
You must have, or be willing to work towards, an appropriate qualification. You will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months on employment.
All posts involve lone working.
If you are the successful candidate, you will be required to gain/maintain PVG scheme membership.
This post is temporary until 31st March 2020 to cover a period of sickness.
For an informal discussion please contact Fiona Kurlus, Senior Mobile Operations Coordinator on 01324 506520.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk