Fixed Term for 12 months
The successful candidate will be based within a well-established team delivering a service to older adults and carers in the community who have a range of disabilities and community care needs.
The Older Peoples Assessment and Care management servicer is for people aged 65 and older who are resident in West Lothian.
This is an interesting and challenging opportunity for an enthusiastic person to work with a range of individuals who require support to maintain their independence.
The worker must have an ability to work as part of a team, respond to demands of a busy service, be able to follow procedure, have excellent communication and good report writing skills.
These tasks will be carried out in partnership with service users, family members, social work colleagues and other professionals and agencies as necessary to meet need. You will be required to have a good understanding of Self Directed Support and completing needs led and outcome focused assessments.
The workers will also undertake ASP investigations in accordance with service standards.
You must have the ability to travel throughout West Lothian and hold a recognised qualification in social work and be registered as a social worker with SSSC.
The skills and knowledge you must have: –
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 the West Lothian Council
This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC. If you are already registered with SSSC you will be required to add West Lothian Council to your account.
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