Homecare & Reablement Services

Join our team!

Home Support Worker roles are available NOW throughout Inverclyde, with flexible hours and shifts. 

If you’re looking for a rewarding career that makes a real difference to people’s lives, apply to join our friendly, dedicated team.

Experience of working in social care is welcomed but not mandatory.  What’s important to these roles is a positive, reliable, helpful attitude and a friendly personality.

We offer excellent terms and conditions, a comprehensive training plan and career progression opportunities. 

You can read the job description and apply by following the link to the right hand side of this page.

 

Our Service

Our Home Care service is delivered 365 days a year and supports individuals to live as independently as possible at home and to achieve their personal goals.

Our fantastic team provide assistance with daily living tasks including meal preparation, medication prompts, dressing and personal care.  These roles are rewarding, fulfilling, and incredibly valuable to individuals and the wider community.

As a Home Support Worker with Inverclyde Council you will work alongside a team of professionals within Inverclyde Health and Social Care Partnership that includes Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Community Nurses and Social Work staff.

 

Working for us

Our full time salary/per hour rates are £22,783/£11.81 to £23,362/£12.11. We offer up to 34 days annual leave (depending on length of service) as well as 7 public holidays, plus access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and the Scot West credit union. We have an employee discount scheme, discounted leisure membership, cycle to work scheme, physiotherapy, financial advice, employee counselling, complementary therapies, eye tests and occupational health support. 

 

Training

You will have access to full training, with funded opportunities to obtain additional qualifications in health and social care.  Inverclyde Council support successful candidates to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of commencing employment as well as support to achieve an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care.

NB This post is regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.

PVG checks are free until 31st March 2023 for those starting jobs in social care, justice and children’s services (ELC roles not included). Those moving to new positions with their existing employer are also eligible.  To qualify for PVG fees to be waived, the person applying for the role must:

  • have started a new job or taken up a new position with your existing employer in an eligible role (see below), AND
  • have applied for a PVG check no later than 31 March 2023 - any applications outside this date will not be eligible

Further infromation can be found here: www.gov.scot/publications/health-social-care-winter-resilience-overview-2022-23/pages/1 

 

Shift Patterns

We can offer a variety of shifts and contracts ranging from 10.5 hours to 35 hours per week.  For those unable to commit to a regular work pattern, we are able to consider occasional shifts.

 

Find out more and apply

We are looking for people of all ages, male and female to become home carers and happy to answer any questions you might have. 

Please call 01475 715 949 or email homecarerecruitment@inverclyde.gov.uk

To apply, visit MyJobScotland (link in column on right).

 

Fast Track Recruitment events

We regularly run in-person recruitment events where you can chat with staff about these roles and get help with completing an application form.  We can often even complete interviews on the day too.

Fast Track Days are held at the below location, between 9:30AM and 3PM:

Hillend Centre

2 East Crawford Street

Greenock

PA15 2BT

 

The up and coming Fast Track Days are as follows:

Friday 27th January 2023

Friday 24th February 2023

Friday 31st March 2023

Friday 28th April 2023

Friday 26th May 2023

Friday 30th June 2023

Friday 28th July 2023

Friday 25th August 2023

Friday 29th September 2023

Friday 27th October 2023

Friday 24th November 2023

Check out Inverclyde Council Facebook and Twitter channels to find out more about event dates and times.