SLA04734- Day Care Worker - DFF

South Lanarkshire Council

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  • Reference: SLA04734

Job Description
Social Work Resources
Location: Newberry Rooney Centre, 100 New Park Street, Hamilton
Hours: 37 per week, shift working in accordance with a roster including evenings and weekends
The successful applicant will have experience in caring for older people, preferably within a home/day care or residential setting and be familiar with all aspects of personal care.

You will require to be flexible, willing to undertake delegated tasks as part of a care staff team and be committed to promoting service users independence, rights choice and individuality.

As an employer, South Lanarkshire Council offer excellent conditions of service along with good training opportunities to enable you to secure a qualification in care.

Shift and weekend working is essential.

Ideally the successful candidate will hold an SVQ in Social Care Level 2 or 3 or an HNC in Social Care or be willing to work towards gaining these qualifications.





Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with protected adults. 

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

Please refer to and click on Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

Applications Online

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South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.


Closing Date: Sunday 21 October 2018

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