SLA08305 - Scheduling Assistant (Care at Home)

South Lanarkshire Council


£12.14 to £12.33 per hour Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: SLA08305

Job Description

Are you the type of person who wants more from their job?
Are you looking for a career that makes a real difference to people’s lives?
Are you committed to doing the best you can?

Posts: Permanent
Hours: Part-time
Shift Pattern: working over 7 days, including weekends, a combination of early shift and back shift, in accordance with a roster.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to work as part of a team who will provide a support service to Home Carers working to support vulnerable people living in the community Council wide. This includes scheduling and allocation of work. There is a requirement use IT, and you should have an interest and understanding of IT programmes.

A number of opportunities exist for people wishing to work in a challenging and rewarding environment.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the Organisation.

You will be required to work in accordance with a roster which includes early shift, back shift, and weekends, and will be required to work a shift pattern. Additional increments for working unsocial hours will also apply.

South Lanarkshire Council will provide and fund all required training including induction and ongoing learning and development.

If you are a caring, patient, compassionate and adaptable individual who understands and respects the rights of other people, we would like to hear from you.

Interviews for these posts will be held via a video link process.

It is important to us that you feel valued and that this will reflect on the care you provide to people. As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you will benefit from excellent terms and conditions of employment. This role will require flexible evening and weekend working.



Recruitment Checks

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history.


As an employee of the Council, you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

Please apply online.

All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.




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