- Location: Various Locations across South Lanarkshire, ML3 0AA
- Salary: £0.00
- Contract Type: Fixed Term
- Position Type: Part Time
- Hours: 32 hours per week
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Fixed Term for 1 year
Shifts to be worked in accordance with a roster including evenings and weekends
Working with adults who have learning difficulties and sleepovers are a requirement of the post.
Your role as a Care & Support Worker will be to support service users in their own home within the Care & Support Service, which covers areas across South Lanarkshire.
Ideally you will hold an SVQ in Social Care Level 2 or 3 or an HNC in Social Care or be willing to work towards gaining these qualifications.
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.
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.
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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Additional information for Internal Applicants – As this is a Fixed Term position, prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager. In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.
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.