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Vacancy Social Care Support Worker (West Calder)
Employer West Lothian Council
Vacancy type Part Time Job
Reference number Soc409
Form of employment Not specified
Salary / Rate £9.20 per Hour
Hours Not specified
Published 19/05/2020
Closing date 31/05/2020

Job description

West Lothian Council are seeking two part time Social Care Support Workers to be based in Burngrange Care Home, West Calder on a permanent basis. The posts are 21.6 and 14.4 hours per week respectively, both with a 14% shift allowance.


Duties of this post are based around undertaking responsibility, jointly with other social care staff, to provide care and support to all service users which respects their individual rights and choices. Key tasks include providing direct personal care where required in accordance with the service user's individual care plan, e.g. Assisting/supporting with personal hygiene/appearance; Support/assistance with dressing/undressing; Enabling service users to eat and drink etc.

Essential criteria

Essential requirements for this post are: SVQ2 in Health & Social Care or equivalent and; Previous care experience.

Desirable criteria

There are no desirable requirements listed for this role. A full job information pack can be found among the supporting documentation on My Job Scotland.

Additional information

A rotational shift system is in operation which includes weekend working. 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. Applicants for this post are required to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

How to apply

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