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Various locations throughout the City, G4 0QW
£19,818.20 - £21,416.68 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent & Temporary
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

If you are looking for a career which makes a positive difference, then being a Social Care Assistant in one of our care homes for older people could be for you.  Our Glasgow City Care Homes provide care and support in enabling surroundings to our residents 24/7 where you would work 12 or 7 hour shifts.  You should hold values which promote the well-being of older people and a desire to support others with compassion and kindness while respecting their rights and choices within their daily lives. To work in Social Care you need the right qualities, but you gain the qualifications while in the job. When you work for the partnership you are supported to embark on a continuous learning pathway helping you to gain the skills and knowledge that are required for your role.

Working in Social Care can make a difference to your life by caring for someone else’s. This work is about helping people to live well and achieve the things in life that really matter to them. You’ll go home each day knowing you made a difference. #lifechangingwork

This post will require you to have a suitable qualification to allow you to register with the Scottish Social Services Council as a support worker within a care home.  Glasgow City Council will provide support and meet the cost for undertaking this requirement.

Hours of work will be 35 hour and 24 hour posts.

If you intend to apply for this post make sure you refer to the Person Specification document provided, when completing your application. 

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment along with SSSC Registration. 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).

Salary for part time posts will be pro –rata.

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.

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