Keyworker, Pathways, Quigley House (387.14) C/D 30/10/16 INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: 24,045 - 27,067
Location: Livingston

Closing date: 30 October 2016
Job ref. no.: WEL01448


Pathways is a day service for Adults with a Learning Disability located in Livingston. The service supports individuals to access a range of community and unit based meaningful, needs led activities.

The key duties of this post are:

Direct involvement with the Team Leader in developing and facilitating individual and group programs and activities for Service Users based upon assessed Service User needs. To provide support to Service Users in assessing community based opportunities as agreed between Service Users and Team Leader. Supporting and covering for other Team members in their absence including progressing an agreed programme of opportunities and plans in the absence of the Team Leader . To liaise with other agencies as agreed appropriate by the Team Leader to promote Service User inclusion in community based opportunities. Provision of personal care where required in conjunction with the Service Users individual care plan. Deputise for Team Leader where required.

The skills and experience you must have:

HNC Social Care & SVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification. experience of working with Adults with a Learning Disability especially in care planning You must be able to communicate with a wide variety of people both verbally and in writing as well as have the ability to remain calm when working under pressure be able to demonstrate good organisational skills.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.

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