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.
Hours to be worked in accordance with a roster including evenings and weekends
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 note this post is a re-advertment, previous applicants need not re-apply.
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.
This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.
Regulated Work with Protected Adults
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 apply online.
All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.
Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant
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.
Job Description What is the role? The post of Community Care Assistant within the sensory team will require the post...Apply For This Job
Job Description Glasgow is a thriving and vibrant city and excellent opportunities exist to join us and contribute towards helping...Apply For This Job
Job Description Based at White Top Centre you will work full time, 37 hours per week. The White Top team...Apply For This Job
Advert Based at Renfreshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1AL. You will act as Lead Officer to...Apply For This Job
Job Summary This is an exciting opportunity to lead on the development and embedding of trauma-informed practices across East Dunbartonshire...Apply For This Job