Home Support Workers (various/part time) REF: HSCP/Various
Salary: Grade 3 £22,783 – £23,362
Location: Various, Greenock East/Lower Port Glasgow/Reablement Team
Hours: 24.5 – 28 hours per week (various shifts available)
Duration: temporary & permanent contracts available
Area 2 Greenock East/ Lower Port Glasgow/Reablement Team
24.5hrs 08:00-13:00 & 16:00-18:00 4 days on 4 days off
28hrs 08:00-13:00 & 16:00-19:00 4 days on 4 days off
Important Applicant Information:
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Vetting by Disclosure Scotland
If you work in regulated work (children and/or protected adults) you will be subject to obtaining a satisfactory PVG. A small number of posts require a Standard or Basic Disclosure check and the majority of all other posts will complete a Criminal Convictions Form. All disclosure checks are obtained via Disclosure Scotland. If you are the successful candidate you will be required to pay the cost of the disclosure check required for your post.
If your post requires registration with a Regulatory Body such as HCPC or SSSC etc. You are required to obtain and maintain registration including paying any fees.
Alternative application packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille and Audio. To request an alternative application pack or require further assistance, please contact the HR Recruitment Team on 01475 712740.
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Armed Forces Personnel/Reservists
Inverclyde Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel / reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.
We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the job.
We are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities with applicants
Working from Home / Interim Hybrid working
We have an interim hybrid working pilot running from April/May 2022 which has a minimum 20% work location attendance if applicable. This can be discussed at interview with the recruiting manager.
Changes to Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and PVG membership payments
At Inverclyde Council, those who have required a PVG check and/or SSSC membership have previously been responsible for paying the fees for joining and renewing. However, the Scottish Government have currently agreed to cover the cost of SSSC membership going forward and PVG checks for a time limited period where PVG checks are free till the end of March 2023 .
The Scottish Government have agreed to cover the payment of SSSC fees in the 2022-2023 pay award. Due to this, SSSC are currently working on updating their systems and processing a large volume of refunds retrospectively to local authority employees. From the 1st of November 2022, they have added information to the MySSSC payment screen to encourage local authority employees not to pay and have stopped removals of non-payments and invoicing for December. Employees that are due to renew must still complete an application form. For queries and further information please contact SSSC directly: https://www.sssc.uk.com/signin/
PVG checks are free until 31st March 2023 for those starting jobs in social care, justice and children’s services. Those moving to new positions with their existing employer are also eligible. To qualify for PVG fees to be waived, the person applying for the role must:
To be eligible for this trial, you must be working in a new role of:
AND be working in one of the following areas:
Please note: Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) roles are not covered.
Further information can be found here: www.gov.scot/publications/health-social-care-winter-resilience-overview-2022-23/pages/1.
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