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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£24,064 - £26,468 per year
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Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Description

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership

Social Care Worker - Home Care and Reablement Service
Various locations

Salary: £24,064 - £26,468 per year (pro-rata for part time)
Hours: Various

An exciting opportunity is available to those who would like to come and join us as

Social Care Workers within the Home Care and Reablement Service.

Do you want to make a positive difference to the lives of others?

Our Home Care and Reablement services provide support to the citizens of Edinburgh in their own homes to enable them to achieve as much independence as they can. We operate seven days a week with a focus on supporting service users to regain or attain skills and abilities. This brings positive and life changing improvements to those we work with .

Do you have experience of working in a care environment?

We are looking for individuals who have experience of working in a care environment. We will provide you with training to enable you to undertake the role and assist you in developing your skills.

What does the role entail?

As a Social Care Worker within the service, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Community Nurses and Social Care professionals with the aim of supporting, motivating,

and inspiring people to re-learn daily skills and enhance their quality of life. This may be required following a period in hospital or to prevent admission to hospital. You may be required to undertake intimate personal and stoma care. (full training is provided).

This post will require you to have obtained SSSC Registration within 6 months of employment

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.  Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. An unconditional offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

As part of our goal to improve our organisational culture and create a great place to work together for the people of Edinburgh, we want to make sure that we’re bringing the best people into our roles, not just in their skills and experience but also in their approach to work.

To help achieve this, we’re changing the way we interview and assess candidates by moving from a competency-based interview approach to a behavioural and technical (skills for the job) based approach. This new way of interviewing will allow us to assess how you think and how you would bring Our Behaviours of Respect, Integrity and Flexibility into your ways of working.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

You can find out more on Our Behaviours web page Our Behaviours – The City of Edinburgh Council

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.

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