Social Care Support Worker, Whitdale Care Home, 449.42

West Lothian Council


£10.04 to £10.34 per hour Pro-rata Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: WEL05397


1 x 16 hours per week, weekends  - Maternity cover Fixed Term

The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 2 December 2021.  West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

As a Social Care Support Worker you will work as part of a team on a rota basis (including weekends).

You will contribute to the care planning process for residents in consultation with other staff.

You will ensure that care practice is non- discriminatory and that residents personal beliefs and preferences are appropriately acknowledged

You should  be aware of and responsible to the needs of older people with mental health problems, e.g. dementia

You will provide for the personal care, support and emotional needs of older people requiring residential care.

You will provide a service compatible with professional social work practice and within the policies, procedures and standards set by the service.

Must hold or be willing to achieve Social Services and Healthcare SCQF level 6 (equivalent to SVQ2) or equivalent, to meet the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) registration for the post.

A PVG check is required for this post.

Applicants for this post are required to register with

Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)

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