SLA03323 - Social Care Worker- DFF

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Ref no: SLA03323
Closes: Sunday, 26th November 2017
Published: Tuesday, 14th November 2017
Location: McWhirters Home, 110 Raploch Street
Rate: £10.58 - £12.05 per hour
Hours: 18.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: South Lanarkshire
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Job Description

Social Work Resources

Location: McWhirters House, 110 Raploch Street, Larkhall, ML9 1AG

Hours: 18.5 hours per week to be worked in accordance with a roster including evenings and weekends

The successful applicant will have experience in caring for older people, preferably within a residential setting and be familiar with all aspects of personal care.

You will be able to construct a person centred support plan, implement, review and evaluate its effectiveness for the service users for whom you have responsibility. You will contribute to the assessment and review process and administer medicines as prescribed.

Shift and weekend working is essential.

The successful candidate is required to hold a SVQ Level 3 in Social Care or a HNC or be willing to work towards these qualifications.
Employment History/Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Closing Date: Sunday 26 November 2017.

Interview Date: TBC.


Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland. 

This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007.  Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with protected adults. 

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

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South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position