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Various locations throughout the City, G4 0QW
£32,617.77 - £43,802.08 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Applicants are invited to apply for the post of Temporary Senior Social Care Worker (Day or Night - 12 hour shifts) in the residential setting for Older People / Physical Disability within our care homes.  

Temporary posts - we have various temporary full time posts citywide (Day or Night).  Successful applicants will be required to cover short term spells of absence, in line with service requirements.  Rotas within the establishments cover 7 days therefore candidates must be available as and when required to cover the full roster requirements.  Applicants will be expected to accept offers of temporary posts anywhere in the city to support demands of the service.

The role is to assist Senior Management in the task of promoting Glasgow City Council's policy on care for elderly people.  Applicants must have the ability to manage a range of cases and supervise others in maintaining and improving the well-being and security of service users and the community.  Knowledge and skills in promoting individual care and independence, particular to the needs of older people, is essential.   HNC in Social Care, SVQ Level lll (Health and Social Care) or equivalent is desirable.  Applications are welcome from ethnic minorities and fluent speakers of other languages, e.g.Cantonese, Hakka, Punjabi, Urdu.

This advert will be held open for a 3 month period from the closing date to allow the Recruitment process to be concluded.  Any vacancies which arise during this 3 month period on a citywide basis will be filled from this advert.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks.

These posts are accepted under Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 (as amended).

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website Working for us  

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