Social Care Worker – Fife Council – Rosyth

Fife Council

Job Details

Adult Accommodation and Support provide support to people in their homes across Inverkeithing, Rosyth Dunfermline, Cowdenbeath, Oakley, Glenrothes, Methil, Kirkcaldy and you will be asked at interview to provide your location preference (various positions).

Hours worked out with 7am-8pm will be paid at basic rate plus 1/3 hourly rate. Sleep in payments are paid at National Living wage rate. 33 paid annual leave days per year rising to 38 days after 5 years’ service.

By choosing to work as a Social Care Worker for Fife Council, you will earn a competitive salary and have access to a full range of benefits, including:

  • £;per hour to start with, plus extra payments for unsocial hours worked including weekends.
  • A generous pension scheme.
  • Access to and support with a range of training opportunities and qualifications that you will need for the job.
  • Local and national discounts including supermarkets, restaurants and retail!
  • In return, you will be part of a team who can provide 24 hours support to people in their own homes both single tenancies, group homes and core and cluster services. accordance with the National Care Standards shift work, dayshift, sleepovers, and nightshifts are part of this role.

    The Person

    Must be willing to work towards SVQ 3 to meet Scottish Social Services registration.

    Communication skills, organisational skills, ability to manage and prioritise workload, ability to work with minimal supervision, team working skills, literacy skills, basic IT skills, ability to provide support to individuals with personal care needs, moving & handling, ability to undertake physical tasks being able to comfortably kneel on beds and floors and able to rise without difficulty.

    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.
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  • For further information please contact: Wendy Thomson – 

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