Care Assistant (FIF05496)

Fife Council
£16,838 - £18,959 per year Pro Rata
12 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Contract Type; Temporary for one year

This post will be based within the Cowdenbeath area.

These posts will involve early, late and night shifts, weekend and public holiday working.

Interview Date: Monday 14 November 2016

You will promote social inclusion and offer opportunities for people with disabilities in a range of community settings. Support service users by increasing their social and independent living skills in their own home in a person centred way that promotes the principles of social inclusion.

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 PVG scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland.


Duties include all aspects of personal care and moving and handling tasks, flexibility will be required in the way the days/hours are worked for each post dependant on the needs of service users.

Shift working and sleeping in duties are involved therefore the ability to work flexible shifts including night shift and sleepovers will be required.

The Individual

You will undertake activities outwith the normal such as accompanying service users on holidays, to clubs, outings, sports events, training sessions and conferences.

You will have care related training and the ability to achieve an SVQ Level 2 together with experience of working with adults with disabilities. 

In Fife Council the way 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

For further information please contact: Gwen Robinson, or 03451 555 555 Ext 444805

See also:
Job Pack - Care Assistant AS Group Home.docx
Health Social Care Partnership Info Sheet.docx
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc