Mobile Emergency Carer (FIF05526)

Fife Council
£14,041 - £16,838 per year Pro Rata
10 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Working Pattern: 28 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (4 on 4 off - alternative shifts day/back/night

Interview Dates: Week commencing 31 October 2016

You will provide a response service to vulnerable people in the community and to respond to Community Alarm and Telecare activations.

Mobile Emergency Carers should have a positive, caring attitude, have the ability to work on their own as well as part of a Team and be able to undertake physical tasks.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland. 


You will provide a response service for Fife’s Community Alarm and Telecare Service.

You will assist in Care at Home situations when a person requires assistance.

Mobile Emergency Carers are lone workers driving Council vehicles.

The Individual

You will have previous Care at Home Experience/Awareness of National Care Standards.

You must have a SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or willing to work towards.

Ability to work shifts – 4 on 4 off – dayshift/backshift/nightshift.

You must also hold a current Driving Licence to drive Council vehicles.

 In Fife Council How We Work Matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

• Take ownership
• Focus on customers
• Work together
• Embrace technology & information
• Deliver results

Contact Details for vacancy:Paula Emonston,

See also:
Mobile Emergency Carer Final.pdf
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc
Health Social Care Partnership Info Sheet.docx