Vacancy posted: Friday, 3 Aug 2012
Work Location: Fife Wide Hours: As and when required Salary: £7.16 per hour Vacancies: 26
The Home Care Service is part of Residential, Day and Home Care Services. Home Care Service provides service users with support 7 days a week. As a home carer you would be expected to work a shift pattern between the hours of 7am to 2.30pm or between 2.30pm to 10pm.
The job entails working on a one to one basis with people, providing support to people within their own homes and assisting them to maintain as high a level of independence as possible.
Working to the principles of the National Care Standards – Care at Home and working within the policies and procedures of Fife Council.
You will be expected to assist with all aspects of personal care and domestic care where required.
You will get real career opportunities from a truly varied role.
No professional qualification is required as training will be given. SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care is desirable
You must have an awareness of the issues affecting vulnerable adults and children in the community.
You will have the ability to travel throughout Fife.
Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.
Online applications are encouraged, however if you wish to complete a paper application form please ensure that you contact the telephone number stated and a form will be sent to you. Please note that you must complete the application form sent for this specific job otherwise we are unable to accept your application.
Job Reference: FIF005497
Closing Date: 20-Aug-2012
About Fife Council
We employ 20,000 people to provide 900 different services to 360,000 people and, we have one of the highest overall customer satisfaction ratings for a Council in the UK. The services we provide range from education, social work, housing, and community services to transportation, looking after the environment and developing the economy. We are a large organisation and have a wide range of job roles from teachers, social care workers, community education workers, and planners, to support roles, like accountancy, IT and HR, not to mention communications and marketing, and law. We operate the Positive about Disabled People scheme, commonly known as the 'double tick scheme', as we are committed to employing and supporting disabled people and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers him/herself to be disabled and who meets the minimum essential criteria for the post. If you're looking for a real career challenge, you'll find it here in Fife!