Post 1 – 28 hrs per week, salary pro rata + 14% shift allowance
Post 2 – 30 hrs per week, salary pro rata + 14% shift allowance
The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 1 June 2022. West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels
We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds
As a Social Care Support Worker you will work as part of a team on a rota basis (including weekends).
You will contribute to the care planning process for residents in consultation with other staff.
You will ensure that care practice is non- discriminatory and that residents personal beliefs and preferences are appropriately acknowledged
You should be aware of and responsible to the needs of older people with mental health problems, e.g. dementia
You will provide for the personal care, support and emotional needs of older people requiring residential care.
You will provide a service compatible with professional social work practice and within the policies, procedures and standards set by the service.
It is desirable that you possess an SVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent, however you can be working towards this or be willing to work towards it. You should have experience of working with older people, preferably in a care home setting
Having a criminal conviction does not necessarily bar you from gaining employment with West Lothian Council. To view Disclosure Scotland’s Code of Practice visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk
Applicants for this post are required to be registered with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 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 West Lothian Council.
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