Care Assistant (Various Posts Part-Time and Full-Time)

West Dunbartonshire Council
Posted

  • Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
  • Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
  • Location: Dumbarton
  • £17,034 to £18,616 per annum, Grade 3 (37) GBP 17034
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: WDN01323

Job Description

 

There are various permanent posts ranging from 18.5 hours - 37 hours per week. The part-time posts will be pro rata to the number of hours worked.

We are currently looking to recruit Care Assistants to work in West Dunbartonshire Council's new Care Home, Crosslet House. There are various posts both day and night duty.

The successful applicant will provide personal care and support to residents as directed by senior staff. They will maintain a homely, person centred environment for individuals and groups of residents consistent with their needs through the provision of a range of duties including personal care and meaningful activities. If you have a SVQ2 Health and Social Care qualification, have experience of supporting older people to maintain their independence and assist them to carry out daily life tasks, we would welcome your application.

Requirements

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.

Responsibilities

The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual
West Dunbartonshire offers a family friendly working environment, endeavours to ensure a work life balance and welcomes applications from employees requiring flexibility. For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:
 
 
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Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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