Housing Support Worker, 30.5 hrs, Almondvale Gardens (387.02) C/D 30/10/2016Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016
Salary: £20,741 - £23,369
Location: West Lothian
Closing date: 30 October 2016
Job ref. no.: WEL01430
30.5 hours per week plus sleepovers, salary pro rata
You will work as part of a team ensuring that all services are delivered flexibly innovatively and in a responsible manner. The primary focus of this post is to contribute and develop the provision of services within the Housing with Care development. The aim is also to promote the independence, welfare and dignity of the tenants.
To plan and deliver care and support to tenants in the Housing with Care service To directly support tenants in their homes by providing individual advice, practical assistance, direct personal and emotional care. A rotational shift system is in operation which includes day shift, back shift and weekend working.
There may be a requirement to move between schemes in West Lothian from time to time.
The key duties of this post are:To plan, implement and oversee individual tenants care plans and contribute to ongoing monitoring and review processes. To assist and encourage tenants to live independently as far as possible. To work in partnership with the tenant to ensure that their practical care needs are met, e.g. housework and laundry.
The skills and experience you must have are:SVQ Level 3, Social Care Good communication Skills, Written and Verbal
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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West Lothian's growing reputation as the business hub of Scotland has led to increased employment, career and training opportunities.
West Lothian Council has a range of job and career opportunities on offer.
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