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  • Ref no: SLA07110
  • Published: 9/11/2020
  • Closes: 16/11/2020
  • Location: Various Locations across South Lanarkshire, ML3 0AA
  • Rate: £11.12 - £11.29 per hour
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part Time

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Are you the type of person who wants more from their job?

Are you looking for a career that makes a real difference to people’s lives?

Are you committed to doing the best you can?

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We are looking for highly motivated individuals to work as part of a team who will provide an emergency response service to vulnerable people living in the community Council wide.  The service uses assistive technology to support people living at home, and you should have an interest and understanding of technology and its use in relation to living at home.  The role involves programming and installing community alarm equipment; and responding to calls and dealing with intimate personal care tasks.

A number of opportunities exist for people wishing to work in a challenging and rewarding environment.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the Organisation.

 

Job Description

Hours available – part time

You will be required to work in accordance with a roster which includes days, evenings, weekends and/or nightshift, and will be required to work a shift pattern. Additional increments for working unsocial hours will also apply.

South Lanarkshire Council will provide and fund all required training including induction and ongoing learning and development.  However you must have SVQ Level 2 in Social Care, or equivalent, to meet registration requirement of the post.  You will also be provided with your work uniform and personal protective equipment, which includes an electronic hand held device (mobile telephone) which you will use to undertake the role safely and effectively.

So, if you are a caring, patient, compassionate and adaptable individual who understands and respects the rights of other people, we would like to hear from you.

Interviews for these posts will be held via a video link process.

It is important to us that you feel valued and that this will reflect on the care you provide to people. As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you will benefit from excellent terms and conditions of employment.  This role will require flexible evening and weekend working.

 

Requirements

You will be promoting service users rights and choices. For more information please visit

https://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/info/200278/working_for_us/1752/social_care

https://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/info/200227/care_for_the_elderly/1009/home_care_service

https://www.slhscp.org.uk/

http://www.newcarestandards.scot/

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

Additional Information

This post is Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check.

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

This post will require you to be SSSC Registered.

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

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages 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.

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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