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  • Ref no: FIF16093
  • Published: 6/4/2020
  • Closes: 6/5/2020
  • Location: Various Locations in Fife, KY7 5LT
  • Rate: £10.04 per hour pro rata
  • Contract Type: Casual/Relief
  • Position Type: Casual/Relief

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Working throughout Fife

Interview Date: TBC

If you are compassionate and would like to help people to remain living at home during the challenges we face through COVID-19, you could join our team of bank home carers.

In this role you would work as part of a Home Care team providing direct care and support for vulnerable people living in their homes across Fife.  The role is very rewarding but can be physically challenging at times, so you should be fit to undertake these tasks.  Duties may include but will not be limited to, preparing meals and helping people with eating, bathing/showering and toileting safely if they cannot manage independently and using any equipment such as hoists, bathing aids and wheelchairs.

Work is undertaken on a shift pattern basis and as part of your induction, you will initially work with an experienced member of staff.  You will be paid an appropriate rate of pay for the role and as it involves travelling between service users homes, travel expenses will be paid for people using their own car.

You will be fully supported to undertake the training necessary for this role, you will be provided with a uniform, handheld device, personal protective equipment and any other equipment that is necessary.

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

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Requirements

If you are successful and have not previously worked in the care sector, you must apply to join the support workers in care at home register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within the first 6 months of starting your job. You must then achieve ‘SVQ Social Service and Healthcare SCQF Level 6’ during the first period of SSSC registration if you don’t hold it already. This link will provide you with further information on what SSSC registration means for you: https://youtu.be/QNJGttKp3FU

Due to the nature of the role, you will also be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership for children and protected adults.

You are required to register with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up employment in this role and to complete the required Post Registration Training and Learning (PRTL) over the registration period.

 

The Individual

For further information please contact:Tracy Harley on 07515289190 or email Tracy.harley@fife.gov.uk

 

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