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Whitburn Residential Home, Whitdale House, 110 East Main Street, Whitburn, EH47 0RH
£10.04 - £10.34 per hour pro rata
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.


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

1 x 28 hours per week, fixed term 3 months

1 x 21 hours per week, maternity cover

1 x 16 hours per week, weekends maternity cover 

As a Social Care Support Worker you will work as part of a team on a rota basis (including weekends).

You will contribute to the care planning process for residents in consultation with other staff.

You will ensure that care practice is non- discriminatory and that residents personal beliefs and preferences are appropriately acknowledged

You should  be aware of and responsible to the needs of older people with mental health problems, e.g. dementia

You will provide for the personal care, support and emotional needs of older people requiring residential care.

You will provide a service compatible with professional social work practice and within the policies, procedures and standards set by the service.

Must hold or be willing to achieve Social Services and Healthcare SCQF level 6 (equivalent to SVQ2) or equivalent, to meet the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) registration for the post.

A PVG check is required for this post.

Having a criminal conviction does not necessarily bar you from gaining employment with West Lothian Council.  To view Disclosure Scotland’s Code of Practice visit

Applicants for this post are required to register with

Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)

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