Relief Caretaker/Handyperson - Homes for Older People

East Lothian Council
02 May 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Information

East Lothian Council are looking to recruit to their bank of relief caretaker/handyperson staff

Rate of Pay: £8.69 per hour
Working in various residential units for older people across the county on an ‘as and when required’ basis

Please note:
As this is a relief/casual post there are no guaranteed minimum number of hours.

A full current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post.

Job Details

Purpose of the Job
To be responsible for general maintenance and repairs within Residential Care Homes.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
There are no formal qualifications required for this post however a full current driving licence is required.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offerbeing made.

Additional Information

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See also:
Caretaker Handyperson FINAL Grade 4.pdf