Social Care Worker (Casual)

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Ref no: DEE01588
Closes: Friday, 2nd June 2017
Published: Friday, 12th May 2017
Location: Dundee City Council – Various Locations in Dundee
Rate: £9.37 per hour
Hours: Variable
Contract Type: Casual/Relief
Position Type: Casual/Relief
Organisation: Dundee City Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Job Description

The Learning Disability Service in Dundee is a joint Social Work and Health team providing a range of services to adults with a learning disability which include housing support, care at home, social care, respite and day opportunities. We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated Social Care Workers to join our teams across Dundee where you will work on a casual basis.

Requirements

You will have, or be able to undertake and achieve, SVQ2 in Care. You will have 3 National 4s, or equivalent.

Responsibilities

You will undertake duties concerned within the operation of Learning Disability Service whilst adhering to to the Scottish Social Services Council, Codes of Practice and The Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care, National Care Standards.

The Individual

You will have experience of working within a care setting, working within a team, and on your own initiative. Personal care and communication skills are also essential, along with the ability to contribute to planning and decision making. Flexibility is essential as you must be available at short notice and be able to work various shift patterns, including evenings, weekends and nights. This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate 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 Dundee City Council.