- Various locations in North Lanarkshire, ML1 1AB
- £25,486 - £28,293 per year pro rata
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time & Part Time
This position has expired.
NLC7 £25,486 - £28,293 (Pro Rata)
Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?
We are offering an opportunity for a rewarding career as part of a home support team delivering a person centered care approach to people living in North Lanarkshire, providing a responsive and flexible service which meets the needs of both individuals and their families. If successful, you will work closely with the Service Delivery Co-ordinator to ensure that people are comfortable and happy, living independently and safe within their own homes and communities.
A SVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care or equivalent is desirable. 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 license. 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).
These posts are temporary, subject to review. We offer a variety of working hours, further details will be discussed at interview.
Working here at North Lanarkshire Council
If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you. We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family. This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site. We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.
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North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
Smarter Working Policy.
Click here to see our Recruitment Charter.
*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 minimum requirements for the position.
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.
Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151.
The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process.