Home Carer (FIF16823)

18847.00 - 21193.00 GBP Annual + pro rata
18 Sep 2020
28 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Description
Contract Hours: 22.75, 4 days on, 4 days off 07:00 - 14:00

Interview Date: 5 October 2020

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

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If you're compassionate, have a sense of fun and enjoy working with people you could be perfect for this career, why not join our team Home Carers in Care at home East. We have a vacancy for someone to join our team on 4 on 4 off working 0.

This work is about helping people to live well and achieve the things in life that really matter to them. You'll go home each day knowing you have made a difference. By choosing to work as a Home Carer for Fife Council, you will earn a competitive salary and have access to a whole range of benefits, including:
  • GBP10.04 per hour to start with, plus extra payments for shift work, including weekends.
  • As this role involves travelling between service user homes, travel expenses will be paid - we pay 45 pence per mile to staff using their own car.
  • A generous pension scheme
  • Access to and support with a range of training opportunities and qualifications that you will need for the job.
  • You will also be provided with a uniform and a handheld device.
  • Local and national discounts including supermarkets, restaurants and retail!

In return, you will provide support to people in their homes in accordance with the National Care Standards , record information in service user care plans and provide companionship and support.
The Individual
If you are successful and have not previously worked in the care sector, you must apply to join the support workers in care at home register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within the first 6 months of starting your job. You must then achieve 'SVQ Social Service and Healthcare SCQF Level 6' during the first period of SSSC registration if you don't hold it already. This link will provide you with further information on what SSSC registration means for you:

Due to the nature of the role, you will also be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership for children and protected adults.

There are over 200,000 people working in social services and they come from all walks of life. You can take a look at stories from people who provide support with health and care to learn how they got started, what they like most and their best words of advice for you. See the link to the SSSC website below.

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