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Carronbank House Carronbank Crescent Denny, FK6 6GA
£28,648 - £30,790 per year
Contract Type:
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Full Time
37 hours per week

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for permanent full-time Social Care Officers within the Care and Support at Home Service, West Locality which covers Denny, Bonnybridge, Larbert, Stenhousemuir and the surrounding areas. As a Social Care Officer, you will be responsible for the reviewing and maintaining of outcome-based assessments and reviews of service user needs – both internal and external provision - which are effective in promoting independence, and meeting individuals desired outcomes and aspirations whilst working in partnership with our Independent Providers. You must have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels taking into account the variety of complex, contentious and sensitive situations that occur both internal and external to the organisation. You must have the ability to prioritise your workload and work without constant supervision, and in addition, work under pressure and to strict deadlines. You will require to commit to a rostered working pattern including weekends and public holidays which consists of 10 days worked over a 14-day period. The contracted hours of the post are 37 hours per week; but these will be averaged over a 2-week roster period with the current shift times being 9am until 4.54pm (includes 30-minute unpaid break). You must have the ability to be mobile across the Council area. If you are the successful candidate for the role of Social Care Officer, you will be working with children and/or vulnerable adults which is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007; therefore, you must have PVG membership or undergo a PVG scheme update. The post will require periods of lone working. If you would like an informal chat, or to find out further information on what being a Social Care Officer means please contact Grace Traynor, Senior Worker West Locality on 07710 066451.
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