Social Care Worker (3 posts) - The Abbey Residential Home for Older People

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Ref no: EAL02298
Closes: Sunday, 1st October 2017
Published: Thursday, 14th September 2017
Location: The Abbey Old Peoples Home, Old Abbey Road, North Berwick
Rate: £9.97 - £12.28 per hour
Hours: 21.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: East Lothian Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Vacancy Details

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

Unqualified salary: £18194 - £19910 per annum (£9.97 - £10.91 per hour)
Qualified salary: £20494 - £22410 per annum (£11.23 - £12.28 per hour)

SVQ Level 2 is essential for the Qualified salary

3 Permanent part time positions
21 hours per week
Shift details:3 x 7 hour shifts worked over a four week rota composing of early shifts 0700 to 1430 and  late shifts 1400 to 2130 with a half hour break
To start  October 2017

Job Details

To assist in the provision of personal care and support to older people requiring residential care, in accordance with the values and principles of the National Care Standards, and within the policies and procedures of the Council.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
SVQ2 in Social Care and be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through previous experience.

PVG Membership
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 offerbeing made.

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