Social Care Job opportunities

Your Community Needs You - Help Support Older People In Your Community

Many of you have older family members or friends who need critical support during this time, either in their own homes or in a care setting. We'd like your help to ensure they continue to receive the best support possible.

If you want to be part of a team that makes a real difference to the lives of our older people, providing personal care services, helping them to stay safe and to live as full a life as possible in their homes, then please get in touch. We have vacancies for individuals to join our Care at Home and Care Home Teams.

Full training and induction will be provided as well as all necessary PPE.

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Are enthusiastic about supporting people to stay safe and lead full lives
  • Have transferrable skills and experience
  • Are SSSC registered
  • Hold a full driving license (for Care at Home)

The ability to travel between locations is essential for Care at Home services.

We are currently offering opportunities on a fixed term basis and a range of working hours and patterns are available.

Salary ranges from £17,531 to £23,143 (dependent on role) and ashift allowance is paid where applicable.

Candidates may require to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment where the post is considered Regulated Work in the Protection of Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

How to apply

Option 1:

Please complete and return this online form and attach an up to date CV.

Option 2: Alternatively, download and complete this form and send it, along with your up-to-date CV to SPstaffrecruitment@westlothian.gov.uk

Please quote the relevant reference number(s) for the posts/s you are applying for.

Online Application Form