South Lanarkshire Council is an ambitious, high performing organisation with a clear vision and programme of action which is designed to improve the lives and prospects of everyone in South Lanarkshire.
The aim of Social Work Resources is to promote social welfare and provide effective care and support to meet the needs of vulnerable people in South Lanarkshire.
In partnership with community planning partners, voluntary and independent provider organisations, we offer a range of services designed to enable, support, improve and protect the health and social care of people using our services.
2 x 22.5 hours and 27 hours – Days
28.5 hours – Nights
The successful applicant will have experience in caring for older people, preferably within a residential setting and be familiar with all aspects of personal care.
You will be able to construct a person centred support plan, implement, review and evaluate its effectiveness for the service users for whom you have responsibility. You will contribute to the assessment and review process and administer medicines as prescribed.
Shift and weekend working is essential.
The successful candidate is required to hold a SVQ Level 3 in Social Care or a HNC or be willing to work towards these qualifications.
Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants.
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 considered Regulated Work with 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 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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As an employee of the Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:
Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email account.
South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employer 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
South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.
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