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  • Ref no: SLA06755
  • Published: 1/5/2020
  • Closes: 5/5/2020
  • Location: Various Locations across South Lanarkshire, ML3 0AA
  • Rate: £9.74 - £10.19 per hour
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time & Part Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

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

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Council Needs YOU!

In response to the rapidly developing Covid-19 situation, South Lanarkshire Council will continue to follow Government guidelines whilst continuing to deliver key front line services to some of the most vulnerable in the community. 

Urgently required - Social Care Assistants to help care for our elderly service users within our care homes.  Various hours and shift patterns available including evenings and weekends.

You will contribute to meeting the varying degrees of personal, social and emotional needs of Older People within your community.

You will be part of a team promoting social inclusion by working with people to maximise their personal independence, health and wellbeing.   

You will be required to undertake a range of personal/physical care tasks which may include assistance with washing, dressing, eating, toileting, administering medication and any other supports in accordance with the care plan.

You will be providing the older people in our community positive support and encouragement to make their own choices and decisions in all aspects of their daily lives and achieve their personal goals.

Requirements

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.

Responsibilities

Applications online - Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email account. 

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employer 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 behaviour requirements for the position. 

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position

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