- Peripatetic, FK1 5RS
- £35,285 - £38,931 per year pro rata
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Part Time
- 33.25 hours per week
Falkirk Council operates 5 care facilities across the locality, supporting adults in long term care, reablement and short breaks. As part of the Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership, our services work closely with other professionals within a multidisciplinary team. Our homes are well-established within the local communities, and we pride ourselves in employing a highly experienced, motivated, and passionate staff team who endeavour to work together and ensure a warm and welcoming environment focused on person-centred care.
We are looking to employ a permanent Night Senior Social Care Worker who can provide effective line management to our Night Social Care workforce and, as part of the management team, support services to develop our delivery of the highest quality care to our residents.
Within our organisation, there are multiple learning opportunities for staff. We place importance on training, development, and opportunities to progress within a supportive environment.
The candidate must have experience of providing professional care and support to older people particularly those who have a mental health diagnosis. The candidate must have good organisational skills, ideally experience at leading teams, communicate effectively with other professionals, families and residents, an ability to work on your own initiative and have proven decision-making and problem-solving abilities. The candidate will be experienced in the supervision and support of a large team of professional support staff and be able to manage the service in the absence of the manager. This post requires an individual who can actively participate as an integral part of the Resource Centre’s management team in the development and delivery of the highest possible quality of care.
Moving and Handling training together with an SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care is essential for the post; CSS, DipSW or equivalent is desirable. You will be required to also complete Supervisory units of SVQ 4. The candidate must be able to register with the SSSC as a Supervisor in Care Home Services for older adults and hold or obtain the relevant qualification within the regulatory time scale.
You will work 33.25 hours per week which will include nights and weekends on a three weekly shift rota basis.
If you are the successful candidate, you will be required to gain/maintain PVG scheme membership.
If you feel you have the relevant skills, knowledge and attributes for this post and would like to work within our service where you could make a difference to someone’s life and lead a fulfilling career then please apply now.
For further information please contact Gavin Burns on (01324) 501860.