Locality Support Worker (Temporary)
24 Hours (Pro Rata)
We are recruiting for staff to work within our Integrated Day Service based in Motherwell. If successful you will work as part of a team focussed on delivering high-quality support and care packages to vulnerable older adults within our communities.
Your role will be to provide a person centred approach toward to individuals, ensuring they receive support and access to a range of activities which encompass social, leisure and lifelong learning pursuits.
Educated to standard grade level or equivalent, some experience of providing personal care to individuals is essential. An SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent in a relevant discipline and previous experience of working with older adults in a community setting is desirable.
You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role.
Work pattern: to be discussed at interview.
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. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.
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