Care Assistant (FIF08023)

Fife Council
Posted

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Job Description

Interview Date: Week commencing 28 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 promote social inclusion and offer opportunities for people with disabilities in a range of community settings. Support service users by increasing their social and independent living skills in their own home in a person centred way that promotes the principles of social inclusion.

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.

Responsibilities

Duties include all aspects of personal care and moving and handling tasks, flexibility will be required in the way the days/hours are worked for each post dependant on the needs of service users.

Shift working and sleeping in duties are involved therefore the ability to work flexible shifts including night shift and sleepovers will be required.

The Individual

You will undertake activities outwith the normal such as accompanying service users on holidays, to clubs, outings, sports events, training sessions and conferences.

You will have care related training and the ability to achieve an SVQ Level 2 together with experience of working with adults with disabilities.

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: Pauline Cruden, 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 480313 or email Pauline.Cruden@fife.gov.uk 

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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