Care Assistant (FIF09657)

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Ref no: FIF09657
Closes: Thursday, 1st February 2018
Published: Thursday, 18th January 2018
Location: New City House, 1 Edgar Street, Dunfermline
Salary: £17,176 - £19,297 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 30.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Fife Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Job Description

Please note: You will be required to work a range of shifts, including daytime, evening, weekend and sleepovers or waking nightshifts.

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 12 February 2018

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.  The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.

You will promote social inclusion and offer opportunities for people with disabilities in a range of community settings. Support service users by increasing their social and independent living skills in their own home in a person centred way that promotes the principles of social inclusion.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.51 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.

Requirements

Must have, or be willing to achieve in the first period of registration, the Social Services and Healthcare SCQF6 SVQ2 or equivalent to meet Scottish Social Services Council registration.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland.

Responsibilities

Duties include all aspects of personal care and moving and handling tasks, flexibility will be required in the way the days/hours are worked for each post dependant on the needs of service users.

The Individual

You will have experience/awareness of National Care Standards service.

In Fife Council the way we work matters, and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

  • Take ownership
  • Focus on customers
  • Work together
  • Embrace technology & information
  • Deliver results

For Further Information Please Contact: Celia Murphey at celia.murphey@fife.gov.uk or on 03451 55 55 55 ext 480312

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