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Ref no:
WDN04276
Published:
30/9/2022
Closes:
16/10/2022
Location:
Council Offices, West Dunbartonshire Council, 16 Church Street, Dumbarton, G82 1QL
Salary:
£19,947 - £21,664 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

Job Description

These are part-time posts the salary will be pro-rata'd to the hours worked. (Hourly rate £10.34-£11.23 per hour)

For some people, the living tasks which many of us take for granted can become very difficult.

That's why our home carers are so vital. They support people in their own homes with tasks such as personal care, meal preparation, medication and some domestic tasks.

We are currently seeking individuals to join our large Care at Home service.

You will be the kind of person who wants more out of your job. You know that by contributing to your community you will help other people stay part of it. So naturally, you are very important to us. Bring all the right people skills - patience, enthusiasm, punctuality, compassion - and we will offer you the chance of a fulfilling career along with fantastic opportunities.

We currently have a vacancies for morning and evening rota work patterns available in the Dumbarton/Alexandria areas. Posts are 17.5, 21, 31.5 or 35 hours per week with a requirement to work every 2nd weekend.

We also have opportunities for weekend only posts.

Requirements

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.

Responsibilities

The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 24 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 34 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:

http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/about-us/

More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link:

http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/benefits-of-working-with-us/