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  • Ref no: FIF15434
  • Published: 10/1/2020
  • Closes: 19/1/2020
  • Location: Various Locations in Fife, KY7 5LT
  • Salary: £10,286.00 - £16,458.00 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Contract Type: Temporary for 2 years

Salary: 50% of £20573 in year one and 80% of £20573 in year two

Interview Date: Monday 27 January 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to gain experience and knowledge of the whole of the Care at Home Service within Fife. The apprenticeship period will cover all aspects of the service including time spent as an Enablement Carer, Scheduler, Home Care Co-ordinator and Assessor for packages of care. 

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

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Whilst an Enablement Carer you will provide support and care for service users and their carer’s in meeting the assessed needs through goal setting objectives.  Work as part of a team and liaising with colleagues to ensure an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach.

As a Scheduler, to ensure that all care provision meets the individual needs of the service users by maintaining the electronic scheduling tool and committing resources on an as required basis.  To make quick decisions in relation to committing of resources on occasions of a carer absence to ensure that services are provided at the earliest opportunity to service users.

The Co-ordinator role will monitor the quality of the service delivered and adherence of carers to service policies / procedures by conducting quality reviews of the service. Carry out monthly reviews / revisions on an ongoing basis of each service user in your defined locality observing staff practice and correcting when unsafe. Ensure the safety of the staff member and the service user by making changes to the plan of care. Updating documented care plan, including risk assessment / handling plan.

The Assessor role will carry out initial assessments and reviews of service users needs including ensuring an accurate careplan is in place that meets the needs and outcomes of the service users.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.

You are required to register with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up employment in this role and to complete the required Post Registration Training and Learning (PRTL) over the registration period.

The Individual

You should have IT skills and be able to embrace technology.  Have the ability to work well within a team and have good communication skills.  The ability to engage with others and form part of multi-disciplinary settings to achieve common goals.

Throughout the apprenticeship you will undertake a programme of continuous professional development and be willing to undertake SVQ qualification training to level 3 in Health and Social Care.  

For further information, please contact: Julie Horne on 03451 555 555 ext 471122 or e-mail:

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