MEC/Nightlink Carer (FIF08116)

Fife Council
£16,838 - £18,959 per year Pro Rata
08 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Interview Date: Monday 11 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

To provide a care at home service to vulnerable people in the community overnight, to provide a comprehensive care at home service. 

To assist the Mobile Emergency Care Service.

The Nightlink service is provided 10 pm - 6.30 am

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.


SVQ 2 in  Health and Social Care or willing to work towards.

Previous Care / Care at Home Experience/Awareness of National Care Standards

Driving Licence

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland. 

This post is subject to a disclosure check which will be undertaken by Disclosure Scotland. 


Nightlink carers provide a Care at Home Service overnight for vulnerable service users.

Nightlink Carers assist in Care at Home situations when a person requires assistance.

Nightlink carer can be lone workers driving Council vehicles. 

The Individual

Nightlink Carers should have a positive, caring attitude, have the ability to work on their own as well as part of a Team.

Be able to undertake physical tasks.

In Fife Council How 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: Paula Edmonston on 03451 555 555 Ext: 460465 or Email:

See also:
Mobile Emergency Carer Final.pdf
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc
Health Social Care Partnership Info Sheet.docx