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Hawthorn House 20 Ashfield St Glasgow, G22 5HE
£15.92 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
24 hours per week

Job Description

Social Care Worker advert text
Role - Social Care Worker (Day) 
Location - Hawthorn House (G22 5HE)
Salary – Starting hourly rate of £15.92 (£19,927.87 annual salary) - see attached further breakdown
Hours and Shift Pattern – 24 hours per week (2 x 12 hour shifts) - see attached further breakdown
If you are looking for a career which makes a positive difference, then being a Social Care Worker in one of our care homes for older people could be for you.  
Our Glasgow City Care Homes provide care and support in enabling surroundings to our residents 24/7 where you would work 12 hour shifts.
Previous experience of working with vulnerable adults / older people is essential.  You will work as part of a team with direction from Senior staff to provide direct care and support to older people living within our residential care homes. You will work collaboratively with residents, finding out what matters to them, in order to create and deliver a plan of care that is enabling and person-centred. Other duties include supporting, organising and deploying staff to provide direct care to residents.
You must be able to work without direct supervision. You should hold values which promote the wellbeing of older people, have a desire to support others with compassion, kindness whilst respecting their rights and choices within their daily lives.
You must be competent in English both written and spoken and be conversant with Health and Safety at Work legislation.  Applications are welcome from ethnic minorities and fluent speakers of other languages – Cantonese, Hakka, Punjabi, Urdu.
This post will require you to have or to have the ability to undertake and attain a SVQ Level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care or equivalent, to meet the requirements of registration to the Scottish Social Services Council.   Glasgow City Council will provide support and meet the cost for undertaking this qualification.
This advert will be held open for a 3 month period from the closing date to allow the Recruitment process to be concluded.  Any vacancies which arise during this 3 month period on a citywide basis will be filled from this advert.
Current SSSC Registration or registered within 6 months of start date. Please note as part of the local government pay deal, local authority staff are currently not required to pay SSSC fees. 
Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks.
These posts are excepted under Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 (as amended).
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Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

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