Vacancy posted: Friday, 6 Jul 2012
What is the role? To promote and protect the welfare of vulnerable people by comprehensively assessing individual need, taking into consideration internal and external influences. Through use of professional judgement and analysis of collated information, identify goals, the focus of any intervention, objectives and appropriate resources. Monitor, evaluate and adapt care plans to suit changing service user needs and effectively communicate with all relevant parties. To promote social inclusion, work sensitively with diversity and in an anti-discriminatory way. To carry out these tasks within the framework of relevant legislation, Council Policy and procedures. Please click on the option to download additional information on this vacancy to access the Job Description. Extra information: The Grade of this post is Grade 3 / Level 10, the hourly rate is from £17.50 to £18.60 and the annual salary is from £31,937 to £33,945.
The post is based within Community Care - Older People. This post is considered to be Regulated Work with children and protected adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly, the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made. If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at www.disclosurescotland.co.uk. Please note you may be required to meet the PVG costs.
Closing date for applications is Friday 13 July 2012.
Job Reference: SOA002071
Closing Date: 13-Jul-2012
About South Ayrshire Council
Making a difference for our communities is at the heart of what we do and working with us, you can use you skills, knowledge and experience to help us do just that. We currently employ around 5,500 people to serve a population of more than 112,000 people located across a diverse area that includes the towns of Ayr, Girvan, Maybole, Prestwick and Troon as well as small rural villages, coastline and farmland. Our services are as diverse as our area – from beaches to building cleaning, care homes to civil ceremonies, day care to debt advice or social work to swimming pools - and having the right people in place is key to delivering these services and many more besides. We are committed to our employees' personal development and helping you gain and enhance the skills and knowledge you need to take you where you want to go. We're only as good as our employees and that's why we want the best, so come and show us what you've got.