Care Assistant - DFF

South Lanarkshire
£15,402 - £15,858 per year
11 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description
Social Work Resources   Location: South Lanarkshire Lifestyles Carluke, Carnwath Road, Carluke, ML8 4DF   Fixed Term: 1 year   Within South Lanarkshire Council we are committed to providing a high quality service to people in our community.

We are seeking enthusiastic people who are flexible, willing to undertake delegated tasks as part of a team. Be committed to promoting service users independence, rights, choice, individuality and are available to work one of our shift rosters we would like to hear from you.

Ideally you will hold an SVQ in Social Care Level 2 or 3 or an HNC in Social Care or be willing to work towards gaining these qualifications.   This is a temporary position for a period of up to 1 year.  Internal applicants are advised prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager. In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.   Employment History/Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Closing Date: Sunday, 23 October 2016.

Interview Date: Monday, 31 October 2016.





Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland. 

This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007.  Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with protected adults. 

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

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South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.

See also:
Job Profile - Care Assistant (Adults).doc