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  • Ref no: SLA07083
  • Published: 12/10/2020
  • Closes: 26/10/2020
  • Location: McClymont Home, Gallowhill Road, ML11 7NZ
  • Rate: £12.68 - £14.48 per hour
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 19 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Location: McClymont House, Lanark

Hours: 19 hours / week

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.

 

 

Requirements

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

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.

Please refer to http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk/publications/  for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

South Lanarkshire Council are an 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

 

Responsibilities

  • To undertake supervision of specific tasks as a member of a care team to enable service users to maintain and develop their individual lifestyles.
  • To contribute as a key worker in consultation with senior staff, colleagues, service users and their families and relevant others to the formulation of a care plan for each individual.
  • To co-ordinate, in consultation with senior staff, to the assessment and review of individualised care programmes.
  • To provide and ensure a high level of support to individual service users as determined by their care plan to meet their physical, emotional, psychological and social needs.
  • To undertake, as directed, such physical care duties in or outwith the unit, as are required to maintain the well being of service users including aids to daily living.
  • To work under supervision with families (carers) and other departmental or agency staff or relevant others in promoting the care of individual and groups of service users.
  • Supervise service users or assist with the administration of prescribed medications to the required dosage.
  • Assist service users with dementia to attain personal well being, applying own taught accredited learning to this process.

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