Home Carer (FIF11966)

Fife Council

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  • Reference: FIF11966

Job Description

Working Pattern: 23.32 hours per week, 7 days on 3 off, 7 days on 4 off, 7am - 12.45pm

Interview Date: week commencing 29 October 2018

Working on a one-to-one basis with people who have a wide range of care needs, in their own home

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.

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.

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.


Providing support and personal care for service users and their carers in accordance with an assessed need using professional, sensitive, flexible methods and skills, all in accordance with National Care Care Standards.

Creating a supportive atmosphere where service users can achieve maximum independence.

Ensuring that the maintenance of a positive approach to service users’ capabilities and upholding the best practices and aims of care in all work settings.

Pushing and pulling of equipment such as hoists, wheelchairs and

bathing chairs is an integral part of the post.

Assisting service users to get up or go to bed.

Preparing breakfasts, teas, light meals and snacks.

Carrying out limited domestic duties such as vacuuming, laundry.

Recording service user information factually in individual care plans.

Supporting service users at times of distress, anxiety and confusion.

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.

We pay the Scottish Local Government Living Wage of £8.51 per hour for this post

The Individual

 Social Services and Healthcare SCQF6 SVQ2 or equivalent to meet Scottish Social Services Council registration.

“If you are eligible to apply to register with the SSSC and you do not currently hold all the required qualifications, you can still be granted registration subject to the condition that you must achieve the required qualifications within your first period of registration”

Ability to provide a regular and effective service (Deliver results - See ‘How We Work Matters’ Framework)

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Team working skills (Work together)Knowledge of National Care StandardsNon-judgemental and caring skills (Focus on customers)

Knowledge of Health and Safety

Ability to undertake the physical requirements

associated with the job

Knowledge of following instructions in a safe and responsible manner (Embrace technology and information)

Knowledge of issues affecting vulnerable people (Take ownership)


For further information, please contact: Gary Geddes on 03451 555555 ext 445653 or gary.geddes@fife.gov.uk


Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk


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