Home Carers (Various Posts) (Dumbarton and Alexandria)

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Salary: £17,034 - £18,616
Location: Dunbartonshire West

Closing date: 06 November 2016
Job ref. no.: WDN00911

Job Description

The Care at Home section is currently recruiting for the following positions throughout Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven:

27 hours - Night rota 8.00pm - 5.00am (Fixed Term for 3 months) 31.5 hours  - Split Shift Rota 10 hours - every weekend - 8.00am - 1.00pm (4 posts) 21 hours - PM rota - 4.00pm - 10.00pm (2 posts) 5 hours - every 2nd weekend - 8.00am - 1.00pm (3 posts)

If you have an interest in supporting a range of individuals to maximise their independence and achieve positive outcomes then we would like to hear from you.  You will have excellent interpersonal skills and a caring approach. You will have a natural ability to engage with individuals who have a range of needs.

These posts are part-time and the salary advertised will be pro rata to the number of hours worked.

For further information please refer to the attached job profile.


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

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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 ÃÆ'âہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚£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.

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