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Brandon Gate, Brandon Gate, 1 Leechlee Road, ML3 0XB
£24,180 - £24,545 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Council is an ambitious, high performing organisation with a clear vision and programme of action which is designed to improve the lives and prospects of everyone in South Lanarkshire. 

The aim of Social Work Resources is to promote social welfare and provide effective care and support to meet the needs of vulnerable people in South Lanarkshire.

In partnership with community planning partners, voluntary and independent provider organisations, we offer a range of services designed to enable, support, improve and protect the health and social care of people using our services.





Permanent posts available in Hamilton.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the innovate South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Performance and Support Service team.   Apply today, and you could soon be working side by side with your new colleagues who provide the front line support to the community of South Lanarkshire. 

This is a rewarding role which gives you opportunity for personal development and allows you to positively contribute towards South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnerships public service delivery.

You would be part of a successful well established minute taking service.   As a Clerical Assistant within the minute taking service, you will liaise with internal colleagues and external agencies to arrange, co-ordinate, complete and distribute minute of meetings which include Child Protection, Adult Support and Protection etc.  You will attend the meetings which are in the majority via Microsoft Teams and take a record of the meeting, utilising agreed templates, which will include the agreed care plan for the service user.  You will also be responsible for updating electronic systems including the South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnerships Child Protection Register.

Are you exceptional and driven, with excellent communication skills?

Are your IT and keyboards skills to the highest standard?

Have you previously had the opportunity to take records of meetings? 

Fantastic, you are absolutely what we are looking for.  So why are you hesitating?  Apply now, and get ready to grab an opportunity that does not come along every day.  

All applicants who meet the initial criteria will be required to undertake a minute taking test, prior to attending for interview.

Please note this post is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not re-apply.



Delivering a Fairer Future

Delivering a FairerFuture – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants.

Fixed Term Vacancy

Additional information for Internal Applicants – As this is a Fixed Term position, prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager.  In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.

Recruitment Checks

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history.

Legislative Information

The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Please refer to for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.


The Individual

As an employee of the Council, you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave which will be calculated into hours on commencement of the role.
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

Please apply online.

All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.