Social Care Worker - Pineview - EAD07490

East Dunbartonshire Council

Social Care Worker - Pineview - EAD07490


East Dunbartonshire Council, Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 22 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: b9e232e03987403f81ec8133b5b62ab2

Full Job Description

  • Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

  • The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

  • We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

  • We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

  • We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

  • We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

  • We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.

  • PVG / Disclosure Scotland

    The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

    Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

    Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate's first salary payment.

    In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee's wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.

    Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee's final salary.

    You will be a motivated, enthusiastic and caring individual who enjoys working with adults who have autism / learning disability.

    Applicants should be experienced in working with adults who have autism and a learning disability, preferably in a residential / home support setting and possess the skills to achieve a safe balance of promoting independence and managing risk.

    You must be an excellent communicator and team worker who can develop good relationships with colleagues and service users. You will show a commitment in promoting human rights and be able to evidence person centred approaches within your working practices.

    You must also have a sound understanding of social care values and of the professional role involved in working with adults who have autism / learning disabilities.

    Experience in working with adults who have autism / learning disabilities is essential as well as holding a Scottish Vocational Qualification in Care at level 3 or willingness to work towards this as stipulated by the Scottish Social Services Council., Disability Confident
    About Disability Confident
    A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.