Disabilities Fife, Scotland, UK

Wheelchair Loan Depot at St Andrews Community Hospital

The service is there to provide a short term loan to people who are returning home early from hospital, to enable people to stay at home during an illness or even to assist with mobility whilst on holiday.  They also provide temporary help to those waiting for long-term equipment from health or social services. Continue reading

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The Blue Badge scheme is a national scheme for those who have a permanent disability which means they are unable to walk or virtually unable to walk or those who are registered blind. A blue badge is intended to help those who would be unable to visit public buildings, shops and other places unless they can park close to their destination.

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This is a temporary post three months  – March/April 2019 to 30th May/June 2019 (May be extended) Ref: DF/PTCare3

Kirkcaldy and surrounds – Fife

RESPITE CARER OFFICER – To provide respite for Young or Elderly People that are caring for others in their family environment.

Funded by Young Start | Salary: £21,192pa (pro rated £10.14 per hour – Pensions – We will pay the current rate of employers contribution to the statutory pension scheme) – Duration: Until the 30th May/June 2019 (three months) (But may be extended).

There is also some work on a separate Senior Carers Project this is paid at £9 per hour. For both tasks we will pay your Travel expenses but these are subject to our standard travel expenses rules (As described in our guidance note). Hours of work 13.5 hours per week (May be more. This depends on funding and staff absences)

Vetting by Disclosure Scotland

You will be subject to obtaining a satisfactory Protecting Vulnerable Group check (PVG) by disclosure Scotland. If you are a successful candidate you may be required to pay the cost of the disclosure check/s required for your post.

For more information on how to be considered for this role, please send an email with your  CV with the names of two referees to jobs@dfscot.com