West Dunbartonshire Council Care at Home service provide a range of different supports to assist people to live as independently at home as possible using a person centred approach.
As a Care at Home Organiser you will work effectively as part of a dedicated team, responsible for the management and development of home carers to provide support to our clients.
You must have relevant experience of working with clients, supervising and supporting staff and the 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 skills, time management skills with an ability to prioritise your own workload and have good interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a team and on your own.
Experience of recruitment, induction, training, monitoring staff attendance and budgets are desirable. You must be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service. You will on occasions be expected to work out of office hours.
Ideally you should have a management qualification and hold SVQ level 4 Health & Social Care.
Full training and support will be given to ensure that you are able to maintain the service’s commitment to providing care & support to high standards.
The successful candidate will work 17.5 hours per week based on the following pattern;
Week 1 Mon/Tues and Week 2 Wed/Thurs/Fri
This is a part time post and the salary will be pro-rata to the number of hours worked.
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.
WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:
• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support
Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.
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