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  • Ref no: SLA05682
  • Published: 13/5/19
  • Closes: 2/6/19
  • Location: Various Locations across South Lanarkshire, ML3 0AA
  • Rate: £10
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time & Part Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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

Job Description

Vacancies across South Lanarkshire - Hamilton, Clydesdale, East Kilbride and Rutherglen

Part Time and Full Time vacancies available -

Hours available will be 21, 28 and 35

£10.80 - £10.96 per hour - Salary depending on shift pattern and you will be required to work in accordance with a roster which may including evenings and weekends. 

Additional increments for working unsocial hours will also apply.

The posts available include mainstream, peripatetic and mobile working which involves an element of working across the locality.  Driving is desirable but not essential.

A number of opportunities exist for individuals wishing to work in a challenging and rewarding environment. Giving you an opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of real people. We are looking for people of all ages, both male and female to become Home Carers. We understand how you are looked after will reflect upon the care you give our service users and as such we have excellent conditions of service. If you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed and have experience in caring for others either professionally or personally and are available to work on one of our shift patterns we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate should hold a SVQ Level 2 or Level 3 in Social Care or be willing to work towards gaining these qualifications.

Please see areas below:-

Clydesdale - You will be required to be able to work in all of these areas.

This locality covers:-

  • Law
  • Carluke
  • Lanark
  • Forth
  • Douglas
  • Biggar
  • Abington
  • Lesmahagow
  • Carnwath

East Kilbride - You will be required to be able to work in all of these areas.

This locality covers:-

  • East Kilbride
  • Strathaven
  • Chapelton
  • Glassford
  • Sandford
  • Drumclog
  • Auldhouse
  • Thorntonhall

Hamilton - You will be required to be able to work in all of these areas.

This locality covers:-

  • Bothwell
  • Uddingston
  • Blantyre
  • Hamilton
  • Quarter
  • Larkhall
  • Stonehouse
  • Ashgill
  • Netherburn

Rutherglen - You will be required to be able to work in all of these areas.

This locality covers:

  • Toryglen
  • Kingspark
  • Burnside
  • Westburn
  • Newton
  • Drumsagard
  • Springhall
  • Cathkin
  • Halfway
  • Fernhill
  • Bankhead
  • Spittal
  • Main Street Cambuslang
  • Ardoch
  • Main Street Rutherglen
  • Eastfield











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.

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 Vulnerable Children and 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 children and 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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Applications online

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.