Relief Care Assistants (FIF08074)

Fife Council
02 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Contract Type: Casual - as and when required
Interview Date: Friday 8 September 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 care setting and provide a stimulating environment.

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, in addition to which you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council.


You will be required to undertake a range of personal care and domestic duties to support older people within a care home setting e.g. assisting with bathing, dressing and activities.

The Individual

Good communication skills, an understanding of the needs of older people and the ability to work flexibly and as part of a team are 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 further information please contact: Ann Bell on 03451 55 55 55 ext 460 885 or email 

See also:
Terms and Conditions Casual.doc
Health Social Care Partnership Info Sheet.docx
Care Assistant (Older People) FC3.pdf