The salary advertised is full time (35 hours per week). Part-time hours will be pro-rated accordingly.
Hourly rate of pay: £13.80-£14.78
Positions available as follows:
22.5 hours per week (3 days per week)
30 hours per week (4 days per week).
Early shift start at 7:00 and late shifts finish at 22.00.
Preferred candidates will be on a flexible rota that will be issued weekly and they will be covering annual leave and sickness absence.
The Emergency Care Service was developed in partnership between East Lothian Council and the NHS, and is responsible for delivering a 24 hour / 7 day service across East Lothian.
We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals who have a caring nature and excellent communication skills who must have experience and understanding of the issues relating to the specific needs of older adults.
To deliver an emergency service (24 hours 7 days per week) providing personal care and support to older people living in their own homes, in line with Department policies, procedures and standards.
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under ‘Job attachments’) for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every ‘essential’ criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.
The East Lothian Way
The ‘East Lothian Way’ – values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
SVQ 2 in Social Services and Healthcare and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.
If you do not hold the above qualification, you will be required to undertake a course of study to obtain an SVQ Level 2 qualification within the required timescale to meet the requirements of SSSC.
As the duties of this role require you to effectively travel to successfully undertake the full remit of the role, you must hold a current driving licence and have access to a vehicle.*
(*Where a disability precludes you from obtaining a driving licence, ELC will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.)
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.
All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.
For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo
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If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on [email protected]
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