Hours to be worked in accordance with a roster including evenings and weekends
30 hours per week
The successful applicant will have experience in caring for older people within a residential setting. You will be responsible for managing and developing staff in accordance with all Council policy and procedures including performance appraisal, maximising attendance, supervision, induction etc.
You will ensure that residents needs are recorded in their personal plans and a risk assessment is completed. You will work in partnership with appropriate agencies and other Council departments and Resources on behalf of service users and contribute to a number of client focused meetings.
You will have a responsibility for the administration of prescribed medication to service users, produce and present reports for reviews and ensure staff operate financial systems within the required procedures.
The successful candidates must have SVQ Level 3 or HNC and working towards 2 units of SVQ Level 4
Please Apply online
All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.
This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.
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.
Foreign Police Check
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.
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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