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Ref no:
EAL05864
Published:
30/7/2021
Closes:
15/8/2021
Location:
East Lothian Community Hospital, Alderston Road, Haddington, EH41 3PF
Salary:
£17,775 - £19,417 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Shift pattern: 5 over 7 days per week .
The Team operates between 6am to 6pm seven days a week which includes all public holidays
To start asap

This post has been re-advertised.  Previous unsuccessful applicants should not re-apply.

The Home Care Service provides care in the home of Adults and the Elderly across the whole of East Lothian who require assistance and encouragement to carry out daily living tasks.

The Care Support Coordinator is required to respond sensitively and flexibly to a wide range of individual Service User situations and have the ability to work both individually and as part of a team.  Care Support Coordinators work in partnership with a variety of Health and Social Care Professionals and report directly to the Senior Care Support Coordinator.

This is an excellent opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary team within a Health and Social Care Partnership.

We are looking for enthusiastic and a dedicated individual who has a caring nature and excellent communication and IT skills, and has a knowledge in working in a Health and Social Care Partnership setting.

You will be required to work flexibly as part of a team on a 5 day rolling shift pattern.  The team service operates between the house of 06:00 and 18:00 seven days a week including public holidays.

Due to the nature of the attached Post, flexibility is required at all times

Job Details

As part of the Home Care Support Services Team, to assist vulnerable people to remain in their own homes through the support of Care Support Workers, in accordance with statutory obligations and Council policies and procedures.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
A minimum of SVQ1/Standard Grade General level English/Maths or National English/Maths or Literacy/Numeracy or Intermediate 1 Communication/Numeracy and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

Disclosure
The preferred candidate for this position may be subject to a Basic Disclosure Check carried out by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UKwebsite.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/contact-us.

If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: we do not accept CV's. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV's by post or email. All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.

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