- Various Locations In East Lothian, EH41 3HA
- £9.74 - £10.64 per hour
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It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.
Salary £9.74- £10.64 per hour
We are looking to recruit relief Caretaker/ Handyperson to help us provide support to care homes.
Casual/ad hoc working on an 'as and when required' basis
Applicants must be available to work which may include weekends and evenings.
Please note there is no guaranteed minimum number of hours for casual posts
To start as soon as possible
To be responsible for general maintenance and repairs within Residential Care Units.
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.
There are no formal essential qualifications required for this post but applicants should be able to demonstrate the skills required for the job gained from previous experience.
A full current driving licence is essential to carry out the duties of this post
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.
All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.
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.UK website.
For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo
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If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
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