Care Assistant (FIF11743)

Fife Council
Posted

  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: FIF11743

Job Description

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 15 October 2018

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link.

Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions and employment are available via the same link.

Requirements

You will support adults with challenging behavior and disabilities living at home with all aspects of their daily lives. This will include personal care, support at mealtimes, support with medication, support managing behavior etc. You will adopt a person centered approach in all aspects of service delivery, and accompany Service Users in a wide range of personal interest activities and appointments while fully respecting their preferred lifestyle choices and while promoting their independence.

This role involves shift work including night shifts and sleepovers. Enhancements are paid for unsociable hours.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.

The Individual

You will have experience of working in a care setting, providing all aspects of care support.

You should have experience working with challenging behavior

You must have, or be willing to achieve in the first period of registration, the Social Services and Healthcare SCQF6 SVQ2 or equivalent to meet Scottish Social Services Council registration.

You will have experience/awareness of National Care Standards and SSSC Codes of Practice.

 

For further information, please contact: John Humphries on 01383 602380 or Email: john.humphries@fife.gov.uk 

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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