Social Care Worker (FIF05542)

Recruiter
Fife Council
Location
Scotland
Salary
£21,062 - £24,046 per year Pro Rata
Posted
13 Oct 2016
Closes
21 Oct 2016
Ref
FIF05542
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Description

Working Pattern: 17.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (job share)(Dayshift/Backshift/Nightshift & including weekends)


Contract Duration: Temporary for 1 year


Interview Date: Week commencing 31 October 2016

You will contribute to meeting the personal, social and emotional needs of older people and their carers.

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.



Requirements

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland, in addition to which you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council.



Responsibilities

You will contribute to meeting the personal, social and emotional needs of older people and their carers, including responsibility for assisting people with personal care, administering medication, care planning, keyworking and activities.



The Individual

You will have the ability to achieve an SVQ Level III.

You will safely carry out the activities outlined above, it is essential to have the ability to comfortably kneel on beds and floors and be able to rise without difficulty.

You will work within Health and Safety requirements when using equipment provided for handling situations and being aware of individuals’ risk assessments is essential.

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 an informal discussion please contact Janice Martin, janice.martin@fife.gov.uk



See also:
SCW Profile 2016.docx
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc
Health Social Care Partnership Info Sheet.docx