Care Assistant (FIF08411)

Fife Council
£17,176 - £19,297 per year Pro Rata
06 Sep 2017
04 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Interview Date: Thursday 26 October 2017

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.  The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.

You will attend to the personal, social, recreational and emotional needs of older people within a day care setting and provide a stimulating environment.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.51 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.


You must assist and enable service users of varying abilities to participate in activities.

You will undertake a range of physical care tasks e.g. assisting with feeding/drinking, toileting, administering prescribed medication/treatments to service users if required.

The Individual

You must have the ability to carry out all moving and handling tasks and be aware of issues affecting older people.

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: Celia Murphy, 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 480312 or email

See also:
Care Assistant FC4.pdf
Health Social Care Partnership Info Sheet.docx
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc