Social Care Worker (FIF07852)

Fife Council
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Job Description

Contract Type: Casual

Interview Date: Friday 28 July 2017

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link

You will contribute to meeting the personal, social and emotional needs of older people and their carers.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.

Requirements

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland, in addition to which you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council.

Responsibilities

You will contribute to meeting the personal, social and emotional needs of older people and their carers, including responsibility for assisting people with personal care, administering medication, care planning, keyworking and activities.

The Individual

You will have the ability to achieve an SVQ Level III.

You will safely carry out the activities outlined above, it is essential to have the ability to comfortably kneel on beds and floors and be able to rise without difficulty.

You will work within Health and Safety requirements when using equipment provided for handling situations and being aware of individuals' risk assessments is essential.

In Fife Council the way we work matters, and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

Take ownership Focus on customers Work together Embrace technology & information Deliver results

For further information please contact: Ann Bell at 03451 55 55 55 ext 473492 or at Ann.Bell@fife.gov.uk 

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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