Social Care WorkerVacancy posted: Friday, 23 September 2011
Salary: £20,142 - £22,995
Closing date: 10 October 2011
Job ref. no.: FIF3566
Work Location: Central Fife
Hours: 20 hrs/wk Duration: Temporary for 1 year Salary: £20,142 - 22,995 (Pro Rata)
Supported accommodation with care and support is a service for adults aged 16-65 for adults with disabilities at a variety of locations across Fife. The service helps people to live in an ordinary house in the community or small group homes.
You will work as part of a team led by the Senior Social Care Worker receiving encouragement, ‘on the job’ coaching and support to carry out a wide range of care tasks, and to promote independence and social inclusion.
Shift working and sleeping in duties are involved.
You will undertake activities outwith the normal such as accompanying Service Users on holidays, to clubs, outings, sports events, training sessions and conferences.
It is essential that you hold Standard Grade English or equivalent. You will have the commitment to undertake training to obtain the appropriate SVQ Level III qualification.
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.
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!