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Vacancies have arisen for Community Support Co-ordinators within one of the largest services delivered by the council. Over 1,000 Home Carers provide essential support to over 2,300 service users to enable them to stay at home.
This post offers excellent opportunities at a time of considerable development within the service. As a Community Support Co-ordinator you will play a key role in the delivery of community services. You will be responsible for the management of care staff and the delivery of care services, in line with Supporting Your Independence across South Lanarkshire Council. You will be responsible for the work of a team of Home Carers and should be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills. You will also have responsibility for managing and organising the care for service users.
You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team assessing service users’ needs in respect of care referrals and monitoring and reviewing care within agreed timescales. You should have excellent IT skills and be dynamic and creative, with the ability to resolve problems as they arise.
Successful applicants will be required to be flexible in approach and have the ability to travel across various locations within South Lanarkshire.
It is essential that applicants either possess, or are willing to work towards a recognised qualification in social care management and gain SSSC registration within 6 months of commencing.
Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.
This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children and protected adults.
Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.
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South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.
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