Assistant Social Care Worker

Argyll and Bute Council


£21,780 to £23,112 per annum Pro-rata Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: ARB08771

Job Description

Department: Health and Social Care Partnership

Closing Date: Friday 22nd October 2021


We are looking for individuals with initiative and enthusiasm to join our dedicated team here at Ardfenaig.  You should be motivated, creative, and enthusiastic and have a positive and flexible outlook to your work.

In Ardfenaig we provide support to adults over 65 years who have a range of complex physical and mental health needs. Applicants must share our values, be able to work well in a team and on their own. 

You will be part of a friendly, supportive team working towards individuals Person Centred Plan, support them to maintain as much independence as possible, be more involved in the local community and support them to meet their goals and aspirations in life.

We believe in developing all our staff and will provide training of which the candidate will be supported by regular team meetings and supervision.

The candidate will be required to register with SSSC and achieve necessary qualifications, maintain their registration, comply with and meet the standards specific to this role.

Experience of working in elderly care is an advantage but not essential. Training will be provided.


  • This post is not suitable for job share.
  • The salary shown is the full time equivalent salary, the actual salary will be paid pro rata for the hours worked.
  • This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with adults.
  • This post requires registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

The Individual

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.


If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is 

Angela Tustin

Acting Unit Manager



Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.


Please also note that we do not accept CV’s, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.


We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy

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