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.
Night Shift – 7 shifts over 14
Within South Lanarkshire Council we are committed to providing a high quality service to people in our community and are seeking enthusiastic people who are flexible, willing to undertake delegated tasks as part of a team. You should be committed to promoting service users independence, rights, choice, individuality and be available to work one of our shift rosters.
The successful candidate will ideally hold a SVQ in Social Care Level 2 or 3 or a HNC in Social Care or be willing to work towards gaining these qualifications. In addition, candidates are required to be registered with SSSC or in the process of registration. Registration will be required within 6 months of commencing employment.
If you are interested in a role within care you should try SSSC resource called ‘A Question of Care’ which will help you think about the type of work involved and give you feedback on your responses to typical situations faced in working life. You can access the resource at www.aquestionofcare.org.uk
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.
Please refer to http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.
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 is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages 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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