SLA04787 - Home Carer - DFF

South Lanarkshire Council

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Job Description

Social Work Resources

Hamilton Locality

21 and 35 hour vacancies available

£9.97 - £10.58 per hour

Salary scale depending tasks, responsibilities and shift pattern with a roster working split shifts including evenings and weekends.

The posts available include mainstream, peripatetic and mobile working which involves an element of working across the Hamilton locality. The Hamilton geographic area is 132 square kilometres which covers Bothwell; Uddingston; Blantyre; Hamilton; Quarter; Larkhall; Stonehouse; Ashgill; and Netherburn, with a population of 108,000 residents.

Driving is desirable but not essential.

A number of opportunities exist for individuals wishing to work in a challenging and rewarding environment. Giving you an opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of real people. We are looking for people of all ages, both male and female to become Home Carers.

We understand how you are looked after will reflect upon the care you give our service users and as such we have excellent conditions of service.

If you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed and have experience in caring for others either professionally or personally and are available to work on one of our shift patterns we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate should hold a SVQ Level 2 or Level 3 in Social Care or be willing to work towards gaining these qualifications.







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

Candidates are required to provide a full and detailed work history. This will include any current/previous employment within a Local Government Authority, Police or Armed Forces and any other Care Provider.

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

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 Vulnerable Children and 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 children and 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.

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Applications online

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: Wednesday 24 October 2018

Applications must be made online at

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