Social Care Worker - The Abbey RHOP

East Lothian Council

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  • Reference: EAL03024

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

(Unqualified): £18194 - £19910 per annum pro rata (£9.97-£10.91 per hour)
(Qualified): £20494-£22410 per annum pro rata (£11.23-£12.28 per hour)

SVQ Level 2 is essential for the qualified rate of pay

Temporary part time post for 2 years
14 hours per week
2 x 7 hour shifts worked over a 4 week rota composing of early and late shifts
Shifts are 07.00-14.30 and 14.00-21.30
To start asap

Job Details

To assist in the provision of personal care and support to older people requiring residential care, in accordance with the values and principles of the National Care Standards, and within the policies and procedures of the Council.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
SVQ2 in Social Care and/or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through previous experience.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Additional Information

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