Health and Social Care Support Worker (2)

Favourite Dumfries & Galloway Council
Ref no: DGA02086
Closes: Friday, 31st March 2017
Published: Friday, 17th March 2017
Location: Various locations within Dumfries and Galloway, Council Offices, English Street, Dumfries
Salary: £9,348 - £10,071 per year
Hours: 18.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Dumfries & Galloway Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care


Health and Social Care Support Worker (2) (Permanent)
Council Salary (Band 5) - £9,348 - £10,071
NHS Salary (Band 3) - £17,360 - £20,327 pro rata

1 post based Annadale and Eskdale (Ref: 15/15045)
1 post based Dumfries area (DG1) (Ref: 15/16840)

An Integrated Health and Social Care Partnership Service
(The preferred candidate will be appointed under terms and conditions of their current employer if that employer is NHS D&G or D&G Council)

Our S.T.A.R.S team supports residents of Dumfries and Galloway to remain in their homes, maintain their health and independence by providing appropriate support interventions.

You will be part of a highly motivated team who promote recovery, independence and wellbeing through the principles of self-care and reablement.

Working in blocks of hours on a shift pattern that covers breakfast, lunch, tea and bed visits, tasks include promoting, supporting or providing personal care, basic household tasks and practical day to day tasks that are necessary to ensure the person’s physical well-being and management of the home together with reporting and recording observations concerning Service Users.

A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post. However, if you have a disability which precludes you from holding a driving licence consideration will be given if alternative transport can be arranged.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.

Informal enquiries to:
Wendy Thomson, Service Manager on or Pam Airley or Jackie Geddes, Case Managers/Senior Charge Nurses on (Pam) or or via telephone on 01387 271100 / 260660 .

Short Term Assessment and Reablement Service (STARS), Cargen Tower, Garroch Business Park, Dumfries, DG2 8PN

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