Social Care Support Worker, 21.6 hrs, Limecroft Care Home, (386.45) C.D 02/10/16

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Recruiter
West Lothian Council
Location
Scotland
Salary
£15,392 - £17,344 per year
Posted
16 Sep 2016
Closes
02 Oct 2016
Ref
WEL01395
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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21.6 hours per week, shift allowance payable, salary pro rata

The key duties of this post are:

  • To undertake responsibility, jointly with other social care staff, to provide care and support to all service users which respects their individual rights and choice.
  • To provide direct personal care where required in accordance with the service user’s individual care plan by, for example:
  • Assisting/supporting with personal hygiene and appearance, i.e. bathing, shaving, nail cutting, attending to laundry
  • Assisting/supporting with dressing/undressing
  • Assisting/supporting mobility
  • Enabling service users to eat and drink
  • Enabling service users to access and use toilet facilities
  • Contributing to the management of service users continence
  • Enabling service users to achieve physical comfort
  • Contributing to the care of the deceased person
  • Enabling service users to maintain contacts in potentially isolating situations, e.g. due to poor mobility, communication problems due to a stroke, assistance with letter writing
  • Administering medication in accordance with Council Guidelines

The skills and experience you must have are:

  • SVQ II in Health and Social Care or equivalent is essential for the post.
  • Previous care experience is essential

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 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 West Lothian Council.

This position requires registration with the SSSC.  The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.



See also:
386.45 - SCSW.pdf