Location; Service wide
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.
As one of the largest services provided by the Council and the South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership, the Care at Home service plays a critical role in enabling individuals to remain at home in a way that promotes their wellbeing, dignity, privacy, respect and personal choices.
South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership alongside it’s commissioned Care and Home partners provide Care at Home services to over 3,000 service users every day.
Post – Permanent and Temporary
Hours – Full Time
The service is embarking on an exciting programme of transformation. To support this work, we are looking to appoint a Social Work Assistants. As part of the Care at Home team, you will be responsible for ensuring the Council meets its statutory obligations, timely assessment and review of service users serves to mitigate risks to service users and ensures that their health and wellbeing needs are met and the services that they receive are appropriate to their needs.
As an employee, you would have access to the employee benefits that you would expect from one of Scotland’s largest Council’s.
As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks.
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.
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