Based within Bellshill Locality Home Support Team you will assist the Team Leader (Home Support) in the provision of the Home Support Service, including the monitoring, co-ordination and development of home support services either provided by, or on behalf of the Council. You will also be responsible for the efficient and effective planning, booking and scheduling of work for home support workers working within the community.
As a team member you will inspire to promote service users' dignity, choice, rights and independence and ensure that service users receive a high quality service determined by individual support plans.
An SVQ Level 2, National Certificate, Highers or equivalent and a willingness to undertake developmental or training opportunities in order to maintain or improve knowledge and skills is essential as is some experience in a Social Work, Home Support related, voluntary or independent sector setting. You should also have experience of working in a busy, pressurised environment, have a range of developed, effective communication skills and the ability to respond to complex and sensitive situations, both internally and external to the organisation. Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload, forward plan and adapt to changing presenting circumstances are essential as are IT and keyboard skills.
An SVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care, knowledge of home care and personnel policies and procedures, the ability to maintain and update service user records/care plans and understanding of the issues facing those with a wide range of social care needs living in the community is desirable as is a driving licence.
Temporary post temporary for 3 months and may be subject to review.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk