Social Care Worker (FIF05594)

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Salary: 21,062 - 24,046
Location: Cowdenbeath

Closing date: 30 October 2016
Job ref. no.: FIF05594

Job Description

Contract Type: Temporary for up toone year

Work Pattern: 35 hours per week - shift work including evenings, weekends and nights - 5 days out of 7

Interview Date:Week Commencing Monday 14 November 2016

You will contribute to meeting the personal, social and emotional needs of older people and their carers.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland, in addition to which you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council.


You will contribute to meeting the personal, social and emotional needs of older people and their carers, including responsibility for assisting people with personal care, administering medication, care planning, keyworking and activities.

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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!

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