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Moray Area, IV30 1BX
£30,197.70 - £32,761.30 per year dependent on experience
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week

Job Description

This post is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1) which provides for the application of a genuine occupational requirement.

Please note that female is a genuine occupational qualification as defined by the Equality Act 2010 and we can only accept applications from female candidates who also have a valid UK driving licence and access to their own car.

To plan, monitor and supervise the delivery of service to enable service users to live as independently as possible within the community.

To monitor, supervise and mentor Support Workers and any delegated others in the delivery and quality of care.

To participate in day to day activities with individual and staff as and when required.

To be a pro-active presence who encourages and motivate the team.


To plan and ensure packages of care are delivered appropriately, in accordance with the outcome of assessments and the Councils eligibility criteria.

Monitor and ensure the quality and standard of professional practice and performance of service delivery is appropriate and in accordance with the National Care Standards.

Work with partnership services.

Supervise, support and mentor Community Support Workers and any other delegated others.

Undertake CPD and participate in corporate staffing initiatives.

The Individual

Recent experience of working in a Health/Social Care setting with supervisory or mentoring experience.

Experience and knowledge of supporting individuals who have learning disabilities and Autism.

Demonstrable understanding of main issues facing Community Care.

Experience of risk assessment process.

HNC in Social Care/SVQ3

SEN; SRN or other applicable professional qualification.

PDA in supervision or evidence of ability to obtain the qualification within 12 months of starting in post.

Evidence of ability of ability to meet SSSC registration requirements and continuing PRTL requirements.

Good communication skills, both oral and written.

Competent in the use of IT systems, including Microsoft and bespoke IT systems.

Strong customer care skills and inter-personal skills.

Ability to manage change effectively.

Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure. Ability to work unsupervised and use own initiative.

Effective record keeping and administrative skills including IT systems.

Confident in use of IT equipment including working knowledge of Microsoft Office package.

Self-confident Evidence of being self-motivated and ability to motivate others.

Ability to manage and prioritise own workload.

Good organisational skills.

Ability to assess care requirements.

Ability to negotiate and liaise with appropriate others and resolve conflict.

Ability to be flexible working in a 365/7 day a week service.

Actively engage in self-development.

You will be expected to travel efficiently between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car/van.

Ability to work as part of a team and contribute to service development

Ability to work in partnership in a multi-professional way.

Positive attitude, calm and patient attitude.

Appreciation, acceptance of and a commitment to the importance of confidentiality

Willingness to accept direction/delegation.

Must be physically able to undertake a range of movements, which include equipment in service users homes, if required.

Ability to source appropriate activities for individual including walking and badminton.

Ability to work in an open plan office & SMART working.

Ability to work in different offices dependent on service requirements.

Closing Date: 16 June 2023
Starting Salary: £30,197.70
£16.02 per hour
36.25 hours per week
Proposed interview date: TBC
For further information please contact Wendy Davidson, 01343 563043

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