25 hrs per week, salary pro rata + 14% shift allowance
The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 13 October 2021. 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
Are you considering a career change or already working in the care sector? Our Support at Home team in West Lothian are currently recruiting care staff, with or without care experience.
As part of our team, you will have a guaranteed hours contract, be paid a shift allowance in addition to your basic salary and at work, be provided with uniforms and have the use of a phone. You will take part in our extensive training programmes and be supported to achieve an SVQ II in health and social care.
Although our ideal guaranteed contract is for 25 hours per week, we can consider other guaranteed hours.
The Support at Home service works across West Lothian and supports anyone who needs to be discharged from hospital or needs to be assessed for care at home supports in the community. This includes tasks such as personal care, medication, mobility practice and meal preparation.
You will need to enjoy working with people, have empathy, and like a working environment which is fast paced with no two days the same. You will also need to want to be part of a team who are committed to providing good quality care in people’s homes across West Lothian, be a driver, possess some digital skills and be willing to work a shift pattern
If you need any further information or would like an informal discussion about the post please contact Aileen Maguire – 01506 284266
This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the 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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