Vacancy posted: Friday, 6 Jul 2012
Grade: Grade 8 (£24,463 - £26,783)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Location: Glencairn Business Unit, New Street, Stevenston Duration: 6 months initially Vetting by Disclosure Scotland
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and 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 children or 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 North Ayrshire Council. Please note: Successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 or £18), which will be deducted from your wages following the commencement of employment. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk
What is the Role? To be responsible for a range of Care at Home Staff and services within a geographical area.
What will you do?
You will organise and manage workloads for staff. This will include arranging staff rota's and ensuring appropriate cover for annual leave etc. You will also ensure that service users are notified of any changes to their current care arrangements to ensure effective service delivery to all service users. You will also manage a devolved Care at Home budget along with the Team Manager. You will organise, arrange, commission and monitor services from companies within Framework agreement, and ensure that the National Care Standards for Care at Home are implemented, monitored and evidenced.
What do you need to bring to the Role?
You will have three standard grade qualifications including English and Maths or equivalent and experience of managing/supervising staff within a Social Care environment. You will have a working knowledge of the needs of Older People, their carers and/or representatives and of the National Care Standards. You will also have an understanding of change management.
Job Reference: NAY002677
Closing Date: 16-Jul-2012
About North Ayrshire Council
Home to 138,000 people, North Ayrshire covers an area of 340 square miles and includes the islands of Arran, Great Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae. Our dramatic coastal scenery, rolling hills and long sandy beaches make for a fantastic place for you and your family and friends to visit. Why work for us? If you think working for your local council is about sweeping roads and collecting Council Tax then think again. There's no such thing as a 'typical' job with us - just countless opportunities to make a real difference to North Ayrshire. From inspecting restaurants to caring for the local environment, North Ayrshire Council employees are hard at work making North Ayrshire the best it can be. Day in, day out, we’re responsible for delivering a huge variety of services to around 138,000 people. Working for North Ayrshire Council provides a career that’s challenging and rewarding. We’ll support your professional progression and development all the way.