Relief Social Care Worker – Fife Council – Dunfermline

Fife Council

Job Details

Older People’s Services has 8 residential services across Fife, with a team based in each service. You can view each of the service locations, listed at the top of this advert, and will be asked to provide your location preference at interview.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled and enthusiastic individual to join our care home team in Fife Council’s Residential and Day Services (East).

We are looking for a motivated and driven individual with good values and a genuine interest in the care and support of Older People; with experience of care within a highly complex yet rewarding environment.

The residential care homes in Fife provide ongoing care and support to vulnerable older people: the care home also supports a respite and day service.

Fife Council is committed to delivering services which are responsive, reliable, efficient and effective.

During Covid-19, we are taking the opportunity to work in different ways, and this includes how we continue to undertake our interviews. We are using Microsoft Teams to progress with interviews virtually and all you need is a device with a camera and access to the internet. We will provide guidance and instructions on how to use this method if your interview is being held virtually.

You will find more information about the job and the type of person we are looking for below (a link to the role profile is included).

The Person

  • Must have or be able to work towards: SVQ 3 as required by the Scottish Social Services Council. Within the timeframes set at point of registration, once qualification achieved it is the persons responsibility to inform Scottish Social Services Council accordingly.
  • Provide care and support which meets the Health and Social Care standards.
  • Must be able to work with other Council services and partner agencies to support the effective planning and delivery of care and support within our service.
  • You should be able to work flexibly and creatively within a dynamic and ambitious team.
  • You are required to register with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up employment in this role and to complete the required Post Registration Training and Learning (PRTL) over the first registration period.
  • Before confirming your appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.

    Further Information

  • Role Profile  – When preparing your supporting statement, review the role profile and think about how you meet the essential criteria 
  • How We Work Matters Our employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. See our behaviour framework for more information.
  • Employee Benefits – Employees have access to a benefits package that offers discounts on a wide range of products and services.
  • Directorate Information  
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  • For further information please contact: Natasha Clarke – 

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