Supported Living Care Assistant

£19,673 - £20,522 per year
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

You have experience and knowledge of the physical and emotional needs of people with learning disabilities as well as having literacy and numeracy skills. A great team worker, you have the ability to relate to others and are committed to providing a quality way of life for service users. Experience of assessment of needs of people with learning disabilities is desirable. You will be required to provide a high standard of physical and/or emotional care whilst promoting equality for all individuals. This role may require flexible, evening and weekend working.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

From January 2017 all applicants/post holders to this position will be expected to obtain an SVQ2 in Health & Social care. SSSC registration will be required within 6 months of starting in post if not already held.

This post is regulated work with protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where applicable, this post also requires an Overseas Criminal Record Check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post has a minimum requirement of 2 references. One of these must be your current or most recent employer.

Interviews are expected to take place on 20 April 2017.

Informal enquiries to Gwen Fraser 01261 813443

See also: Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.docx
Job Profile Supported Living Care Assistant.pdf