Day Service Officer (Full Time) (Permanent) - REN11002


Day Service Officer (Full Time) (Permanent) - REN11002

£20,001 - £30,000

RENFREWSHIRE COUNCIL, North Clippens, Renfrewshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 6 days ago, 9 Jul | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: 23-07-2024 (In 7 days)

job Ref: REN11002

Full Job Description



Day Service Officer


Working as part of a dedicated team, you will be responsible for the delivery of day care to adults who have PMLD and Autism, consistent with Social Work policies and procedures including assisting service users to meet their needs as detailed in their care plans in a way which respects their dignity as individuals, maximising their levels of independence and promoting their inclusion within the wider community.


You should have a good understanding of the needs of people with a learning disability and/or autism and the ability to: complete care plans; undertake risk assessments; record daily support notes; etc.


You must have a person-centred approach with a positive view of the welfare of people and families experiencing difficulties, be enthusiastic and motivated aswell as courteous and respectful in all your interactions with service users, carers, staff with a responsible approach to sensitive information.


You must also be able to communicate effectively with service users, carers and other professionals, have a knowledge of common computer IT packages and able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.


Possession of SVQ Level 3 in Social Care is desirable whilst the ability and commitment to achieve this is essential.


A driving licence and experience of group work are desirable.


Full training and support will be given to ensure that you are able to maintain the service’s commitment to continuous professional development and improvement.


If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit