Senior Social Care Worker (nights) - DFF
Social Work ResourcesVarious locations across South Lanarkshire Various hours per weeek (shifts to be worked in accordance with a roster including weekends) The successful applicant will have experience in caring for older people within a residential setting. You will be responsible for managing and developing staff in accordance with all Council policy and procedures including PDR, maximising attendance, supervision, induction etc.
Ensure that residents needs are recorded in their personal plans and a risk assessment is completed. Work in partnership with appropriate agencies and other Council departments and Resources on behalf of service users and contribute to a number of client focused meetings.
You will have a responsibility for the administration of prescribed medication to service users, produce and present reports for reviews and ensure staff operate financial systems within the required procedures. The successful candidate must have SVQ Level 3 or HNC and working towards 2 units of SVQ Level 4.
Internal candidates are advised some of these positions are fixed term. Prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager. In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.Employment History/Foreign Police Check
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.
Closing Date: Wednesday 28 September 2016.
Interview Date: Monday 10 October 2016.
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.
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South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.
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