Vacancy posted: Friday, 10 Aug 2012
Location: Home Care Services - Bridge Street, Dumbarton or Kilbowie Road, Clydebank
The successful candidate will join a busy and responsive home care team.
Our Organisers have the responsibility for ensuring the delivery of a highly effective & efficient home care service and will have experience of supervising staff, Health & Safety Issues, and a working knowledge of budgetary control and monitoring procedures.
The successful candidate will also have excellent organisational skills with the ability to work well under pressure and to make objective assessments and decisions.
You must possess a sensitive and caring attitude and have the ability to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and other agencies. A full driving licence is essential, as is the need for flexible working to include weekend, evenings and participation in a stand-by rota.
For a full Job Profile and Person Specification please download the attached document.
Job Reference: WDN001492
Closing Date: 25-Nov-2012
About West Dunbartonshire Council
Situated in the West of Scotland with just over 90,000 residents we have a choice of rural, urban and waterfront locations. The area has a rich past shaped by its world famous shipyards along the Clyde, and boasts many attractions ranging from the iconic Titan crane and Dumbarton Rock to the beauty of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. We are just half an hour from Glasgow (via the A82 or M8) and there is easy access and a half-hourly train service which provides connections to Loch Lomond, Glasgow and beyond. The Council is the largest employer in the area with over 6,000 employees and a gross annual budget of more than £243 million, and offers rewarding and challenging jobs and careers across a diverse range of public services. We offer various flexible working opportunities to help you to achieve work/life balance, depending on the type of job you are applying for and your circumstances. We want to support our employee to remain active and healthy and offer a range of wellbeing support including access to independent Counselling Services, Occupational Health Service and physiotherapy service.