Housing Support Worker - Locum/Supply, Various Locations, (399.22)

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Ref no: WEL02234
Closes: Saturday, 31st March 2018
Published: Thursday, 11th January 2018
Location: Various Locations in West Lothian
Rate: £11.23 - £12.63 per hour
Hours: 1.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Casual/Relief
Position Type: Casual/Relief
Organisation: West Lothian Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care


Supply/Locum posts available, various hours, various locations.  £11.23 - £12.63 per hour

You will work as part of a team ensuring that all services are delivered flexibly innovatively and in a responsible manner. The primary focus of this post is to contribute and develop the provision of services within the Housing with Care development. The aim is also to promote the independence, welfare and dignity of the tenants

The key duties of this post are:

  • To plan, implement and oversee individual tenants care plans and contribute to ongoing monitoring and review processes.
  • To assist and encourage tenants to live independently as far as possible.
  • To work in partnership with the tenant to ensure that their practical care needs are met, e.g. housework and laundry.

The skills and experience you must have are:

  • SVQ Level 3, Social Care
  • Good communication Skills, Written and Verbal

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 West Lothian Council.