Social Care Officer - Days - ABS42094

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Job Description Social Care Officers are key members of the team in the provision of person centred care and emotional and social support of individual residents. A Social Care Officer is expected to take a ...

Job Description

Social Care Officers are key members of the team in the provision of person centred care and emotional and social support of individual residents. A Social Care Officer is expected to take a lead role as a key worker in the development, recording, implementation and review of personal care and support plans in partnership with named individuals as directed by the Management Team. Social Care Officers provide support for individuals and their carers/families through active listening as well as demonstrating a genuine understanding of the rights and needs of older people.

Main Tasks

As key worker for named individuals, take responsibility for maintaining and updating of personal care plans, using both verbal and written recording reporting systems.

Assisting and/or enabling individuals to carry out; intimate personal care tasks, activities of daily living, as well as providing support in meeting social, spiritual and emotional needs.

To carry out and other general housekeeping duties as requested by the Management Team.

This post is regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post will require you to have obtained SSSC registration within 3 months of employment.

Fixed term for a period not exceeding 01/05/2025

This post has a minimum requirement of two references, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal Enquiries to: Claire Birnie Tel: 01346 417343

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