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.
Location of post; East Kilbride
This post offers excellent opportunities at a time of considerable development within the service. As a Community Support Co-ordinator you will play a key role in the delivery of community services. You will be responsible for the management of care staff and the delivery of care services, in line with Supporting Your Independence across South Lanarkshire Council. You will be responsible for the work of a team of Home Carers and should be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills. You will also have responsibility for managing and organising the care for service users.
You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team assessing service users’ needs in respect of care referrals and monitoring and reviewing care within agreed timescales. You should have excellent IT skills and be dynamic and creative, with the ability to resolve problems as they arise.
Successful applicant will be required to be flexible in approach and to travel across various locations within South Lanarkshire.
It is essential that applicant either possess, or are willing to work towards a recognised qualification in social care management and gain SSSC registration within 6 months of commencing.
Please note this post is a re-advertisement. 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 Children and Protected Adults
This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and 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 children and/or 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:
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Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant
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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