It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.
2 x temporary maternity covers required for 6 months
Both posts to start asap
Unqualified £22501 - £24600 per annum
Qualified £25640 - £28012 per annum
Essential for Qualified Rate of Pay: HNC in Social Care and SVQ3 or equivalent and be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through previous experience.
Essential for Unqualified Rate of Pay: General standard of education e.g. SVQ Level 2/Highers (including English) and be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through previous experience.
To deliver high quality Day Services which meet the assessed needs of individual service
users, promoting independence and enhancing East Lothian’s role as a provider of learning disability day services, in accordance with the values and principles of the National Care Standards, and within the policies and procedures of the Council.
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') 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 be considered for interview.
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
Essential for Qualified Post: HNC in Social Care and SVQ3 or equivalent and be
able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through
Essential for Unqualified Post: General standard of education e.g. SVQ Level 2/
Highers (including English) and be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills
and competencies gained through previous experience.
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.
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.UKwebsite.
For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo
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