Community Support Assistant (FIF09534)

Fife Council
Posted

  • Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
  • Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
  • Location: Lochgelly
  • £17,176 to £19,297 per annum, Scottish Joint Council FC 4 GBP 17176
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: FIF09534

Job Description

Interview Date: Week commencing 5 February 2018

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 by offering a variety of opportunities for people with disabilities in a range of community settings and support individuals to maximise their personal independence.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.51 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 social, emotional and practical support of people in a community based setting, including all aspects of personal care and moving and handling tasks.

You will contribute towards the development of personal support plans in compliance with the National Care Standards, the SSSC Codes of Practice and Fife Council policies, procedures and guidelines.

The Individual

Previous experience of working along with people with disabilities is essential.

You should have the ability to work flexibly as support is provided in the evenings and weekends as well as daytime.

You should be able to demonstrate a practical knowledge of related communication skills and deliver these in a manner which person centred.

You must have the ability to undertake Moving and Handling training.

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: Maureen McSeveney, 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 444880 (Direct Line) or email Maureen.McSeveney@fife.gov.uk

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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