Aberdeenshire Council



Aberdeenshire Council, Strichen, Aberdeenshire

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 19 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 02f6430c4e0e40c6905d692d28aa278a

Full Job Description

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a rewarding career as part of our Reablement Service delivering a short-term person-centred care approach to individuals living in North Lanarkshire. As a member of the team, you will work closely alongside individuals and their families to focus on promoting and maximising independence, self-management and natural resources. You will enable individuals to gain or regain their confidence, ability and necessary skills whilst living in their home environment, encompassing natural supports.,

  • For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip. You will only be paid for the hours that you work.

  • We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

    We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

    North Lanarkshire Council is committed to #KeepingThePromise. This means that if you have ever been in care (looked after at home with a social worker, lived with a relative other than your parents, experienced foster, residential or secure care) you are entitled to a guaranteed interview for this post, as long as you meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description. This is one way North Lanarkshire is demonstrating our commitment to supporting Care-Experienced People.

    Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone .

    The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process.

    A SVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care or equivalent is desirable, successful applicants who don't currently hold this qualification will be supported to achieve this. You should also be motivated and enthusiastic with a pleasant, friendly manner and respectful of the privacy and dignity of individuals. As a good communicator, you must also be able to observe and respond to changes in the health and wellbeing of people in your care, updating and recording individual care plans as appropriate.

    Experience of working within a care setting, undertaking moving and assisting is desirable together with some IT skills and a current driving licence. In return, we will offer opportunities for you to develop your experience further and assist with your ongoing continued personal development.

    You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role.

    You will also be registered or eligible for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

    Please note a current driving licence is essential for this post.

    Aberdeenshire Council £20,334 - £20,960 per year - £20,334 - £20,960 per year, Scottish Borders Council £24,431.84 - £25,743.78 per year pro rata - £24,431.84 - £25,743.78 per year pro rata, Aberdeenshire Council £10,167 - £10,480 per year - £10,167 - £10,480 per year