Glasgow City Council*

Social Care Assistant

Glasgow, Glasgow City
£18,194.42 - £19,737.85
10 Sep 2018
28 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Social Care Assistant 

(Additional Support Teams)

(4 posts) £18,194.42 - £19,737.85

Location: Citywide

Ref: GLA04020

Opportunities have arisen in the Additional Support Teams within the Older People Residential Care Homes across the city.

Hours: You will be required to work flexibly between units within the Care Home to ensure staffing levels are maintained during break period. You'll be working 5 shifts over 7 and 2 weekends in 3. You will be allocated to a specific hub locations moving around the care home covering individuals staff member's tea breaks and meal breaks.

Social Care Assistant duties 

Providing assistance which promotes the physical social and emotional needs of older people and to undertake tasks which enable residents to develop individuality whilst recognising their rights to dignity, privacy and choice.

It is essential that you have the ability to work without supervision, be caring, tolerant, flexible, competent in English both written and spoken and be conversant with Health and Safety at Work legislation.

Previous experience of working with vulnerable service users is also essential.

Applications are welcome from ethnic minorities and fluent speakers ofother languages —Cantonese, Hakka, Punjabi, and Urdu.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment along with SSSC Registration. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks. These posts are excepted under Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003 (as amended).

Closing date: is 11.59pm on Sunday 23 September 2018.

Information is available in alternative formats, on request. The council is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.