Social Care Worker

Argyll and Bute Council

  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ARB03957

Department: Health and Social Care Partnership

Closing date: Friday 19th October 2018

We are looking for individuals with initiative and enthusiasm to join our dedicated team here at Ardfenaig. You should be motivated, creative, and enthusiastic and have a positive and flexible outlook to your work.

In Ardfenaig we provide support to adults over 65 years who have a range of complex physical and mental health needs. Applicants must share our values, be able to work well in a team and on their own. 

You will be part of a friendly, supportive team working towards individuals person centred plan, support them to maintain as much independence as possible, be more involved in the local community and support them to meet their goals and aspirations in life.

We believe in developing all our staff and will provide training of which the candidate will be supported by regular team meetings and supervision.

The successful applicant will have Key working responsibilities and should have a knowledge of computers. 

The candidate will be required to register with SSSC and achieve necessary qualifications, maintain their registration, comply with and meet the standards specific to this role.


Experience of working in elderly care is an advantage but not essential. Training will be provided.



Applicants should note that:- This post is suitable for job share. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post. This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with Adults. This post requires registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.


If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:-


Nan Anderson - Unit Manager

Telephone: 01546 603368



Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.


Please also note that we do not accept CV’s, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.


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