Applicants are invited to apply for the post of Social Care Worker (Temporary Register) in a residential setting for Older Persons. Successful applicants will be placed on the Temporary Register and can be called to cover short term spells of absence, in line with service requirements working either Day or Night Shift. Rotas within the establishments cover 7 days therefore candidates must be available as and when required to cover the full roster requirements. Applicants will be expected to accept offers of temporary posts anywhere in the city to support demands of service. Previous experience of working with vulnerable adults / older people is essential. You will work as part of a team with direction from Senior staff to provide assistance which promotes the physical social and emotional needs of older people. To undertake tasks which enable residents to develop individuality, whilst recognising their rights to dignity, privacy and choice. You must be able to work without supervision, be caring, tolerant, flexible, competent in English both written and spoken and be conversant with Health and Safety at Work legislation. Applications are welcome from ethnic minorities and fluent speakers of other languages – Cantonese, Hakka, Punjabi, Urdu.
Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment along with SSSC Registration. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks.
These posts are excepted under Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003 (as amended).
There are both full (37 hrs) and part time (24 hrs) posts available, salary will be pro rata for the part time posts.
These posts are temporary initial for a period of 13 weeks.Application Packs
Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.Further Information
For further information about working for us please refer to our website Working for us
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk
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