Social Care Worker - Home Care

City of Edinburgh Council
£16,683 - £19,353 per year
09 Mar 2016
13 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Health and Social Care

Social Care Worker - Home Care

Various locations
Full and part-time positions available

Salary: £16,850 - £19,536 (pro rata for part time). Additional working time payments of approximately £2659.74 per annum may apply depending on exact shifts worked.

Hours: 4 days on, 4 days off shift pattern

It is an exciting time for the Home Care and Re-ablement Service as we move towards integration with the NHS and we provide high quality care for people within their own homes. We are looking for enthusiastic and forward-thinking Social Care Workers (with SVQ2 in Health & Social Care) to work city-wide within our Re-ablement Service, to provide care and support in a person-centred way with service users who have complex needs, supporting people to return home following a period of time in hospital and preventing admission to hospital or a care home.

For more detailed information on Home Care and what this role entails please see the attached Job Profile/Employee Specification.

Successful applicants must complete a paid 9 day Essential Learning Programme which runs Monday to Fridays before commencing the 4 on 4 off shift pattern.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

See also:
Social Care Worker Person Spec.doc
Social Care Worker Job Description.doc