Housing Support Worker, 30.5 hrs, Almondvale Gardens (387.02) C/D 30/10/2016

West Lothian Council
£20,741 - £23,369 per year Pro Rata
14 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


30.5 hours per week plus sleepovers, salary pro rata

You will work as part of a team ensuring that all services are delivered flexibly innovatively and in a responsible manner. The primary focus of this post is to contribute and develop the provision of services within the Housing with Care development. The aim is also to promote the independence, welfare and dignity of the tenants. 

To plan and deliver care and support to tenants in the Housing with Care service To directly support tenants in their homes by providing individual advice, practical assistance, direct personal and emotional care. A rotational shift system is in operation which includes day shift, back shift and weekend working.

There may be a requirement to move between schemes in West Lothian from time to time.

The key duties of this post are:

  • To plan, implement and oversee individual tenants care plans and contribute to ongoing monitoring and review processes.
  • To assist and encourage tenants to live independently as far as possible.
  • To work in partnership with the tenant to ensure that their practical care needs are met, e.g. housework and laundry. 

The skills and experience you must have are:

  • SVQ Level 3, Social Care
  • Good communication Skills, Written and Verbal

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 West Lothian Council.

See also:
387.02 - Housing Support Worker.pdf