Care Assistant (FIF05591)

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Salary: 14,041 - 16,838
Location: Cowdenbeath

Closing date: 30 October 2016
Job ref. no.: FIF05591

Job Description

Contract Type: Temporary forninemonths

Work Pattern: 35 hours - shift work including evenings and weekends.

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 14 November 2016

You will attend to the personal, social, recreational and emotional needs of older people within a care setting and provide a stimulating environment.

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 be required to undertake a range of personal care and domestic duties to support older people within a care home setting e.g. assisting with bathing, dressing 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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