Senior Social Care Worker (FIF07968)

Fife Council
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Job Description

Working Pattern: 18 hours per week on a rota

Interview Date: Week commencing 7 August 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 undertake a range of management tasks, providing leadership to staff and also undertake a range of care tasks.

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.

An HNC in Social Care or equivalent or an SVQ Level II/III (Direct Care/Promoting Independence/Health and Social Care) are essential.

Responsibilities

You will contribute to the assessment care, planning and review of individuals receiving a service.

You will also be supporting service users to participate in social/recreational activities, maintain contact with family, friends and community and promote culture in which service users are encouraged to maintain independence.

The Individual

You will have previous relevant experience.

In order to safely carry out the activities outlined above the ability to comfortably kneel on beds and floors and be able to rise without difficulty 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, 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 473492 / 460885 or email ann.bell@fife.gov.uk 

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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