- Various Locations in West Lothian, EH54 6FF
- £20,553 - £22,486 per year
- Contract Type:
- Fixed Term
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 36 hours per week
This position has expired.
4 x 36 hours per week, fixed term for one year, emergency cover under Covid 19 recruitment.
Craigmair Care Home , Burngrange Care Home, Limecroft Care Home and Whitdale Care Home.
The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 04 October 2021. West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels
An exciting opportunity exists to contribute to the well being of older people living in a care environment.This will involve organising an activities programme that will maintain interest and will change over a period of time. You will identify the needs of the collective group and individuals and tailor the activities to suit them. In addition you will work with the local community and encourage their involvement and contribution. The ability to work well in a team and to liaise with other staff, volunteers, carers and clients is vital.
You will need to have a wide range of practical and creative skills. You will need to have excellent communication skills, be highly self motivated and have a high level of self confidence. You will need to be a committed, patient and caring. Previous experience in working with older people is preferred.
- Experience in activity work.
- SVQ 2 Health and Social Care or equivalent
- Experience of group work and activity development for those with Dementia
- Understanding of the ageing process
This post is considered 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 prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the West Lothian Council