Vacancy posted: Monday, 26 Mar 2012
Social Work Resources Location: Care and Support South, Council Offices, South Vennel, Lanark, ML11 7JT Shifts to be worked in accordance with a roster including evenings and weekends Your role as Care & Support Worker will be to support service users in their own home within the Care & Support service, which covers areas across South Lanarkshire.
Ideally you will hold an SVQ in Social Care Level 2 or 3 or an HNC in Social Care or be willing to work towards gaining these qualifications.
Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants. For further information on “Delivering a Fairer Future” please click here
This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.
The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with protected adults.
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 South Lanarkshire Council.Please refer to http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk/publications/and click on Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice. This post is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not re-apply. Applications online
For full guidance on how to apply online please click here
Interview Date: Wednesday 5 September 2012 South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. In addition we are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers him / herself to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.
Job Reference: SLA003756
Closing Date: 14-Aug-2012
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