This is a part time post and the salary will be pro rata to the number of hours worked.
Reporting to the Care at Home Service Manager you will be responsible for the effective
management of home carers to provide services to clients in their own homes.
You must have relevant experience of working with clients and experience of supervising and supporting staff with an ability to develop effective team working by influencing and leading staff. You must have an awareness of and be able to promote partnership working across health and social care settings.
You must possess competent IT skills, have effective verbal, written, organisational and time management skills with an ability to prioritise your own workload, good interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative. Experience of recruitment, induction, training and staff development processes along with those relating to supporting attendance, budget management, risk assessment and health and safety are desirable. You must be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of clients. You will on occasions be expected to work out of office hours.
You will ideally have a qualification in management, health or social care. Full training and support will be given to ensure that you are able to maintain the service’s commitment to continuous improvement.
This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.
Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.
The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are “spent” under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.
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