NLC7 £27,465 – £30,271 (Pro Rata)
We have an exciting opportunity for individuals to join us and be part of our new Home Assessment Team, putting people first and ensuring they get access to the right supports at the time when they are ready to return home from hospital care.
As a key member of the team, you will work closely with people, their families and colleagues across Health & Social Care to ensure we deliver good quality support in those first days after they return home, improving both their health and wellbeing and enabling them to live safely within their own homes.
In return we offer a rewarding career working in home support and opportunities for you to develop your experience further and assist with your ongoing continued personal development. You will join a team who deliver a person centered, responsive and flexible service which meets the needs of people and their families. You will work closely with the Service Delivery Co-ordinator to ensure that people are comfortable and happy, living independently and are safe within their own homes and communities.
We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals with a pleasant, friendly manner who can be respectful of the privacy and dignity of individuals. As a good communicator, you must also be able to observe and respond to changes in the health and wellbeing of people in your care, updating and recording individual care plans as appropriate. Previous relevant experience working within a care setting and undertaking moving and assisting is desirable together with some IT skills.
A SVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care or equivalent is desirable, successful applicants who don’t currently hold this qualification will be supported to achieve this.
You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role.
You will also be registered or eligible for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
Working here at North Lanarkshire Council
If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you. We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family. This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site. We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.
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North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
Smarter Working Policy.
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*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip. You will only be paid for the hours that you work.
We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.
We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. Our aim is to ensure that those who have left military services are guaranteed an interview where they meet the minimum requirements for the position.
Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151.
The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process.
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