Care and Support Worker (Days)

Recruiter
myjobscotland
Location
Peterhead
Salary
£6,844 - £7,137 per year
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Very Sheltered Housing provides adults with a housing support need, the opportunity to live independently in their own flat within the complex. Each complex offers personal care, housing support, meals and social care which will be delivered by staff based at the complex.

You have a proven track record of experience in a caring role in health or social care either in the community or residential setting. With the ability to understand the needs and rights of older people. You are also comfortable with undertaking personal care tasks and have a sensitive and caring approach. Show good verbal communication skills and ability to work as part of a team and also at times on your own as identified on the rota. You will also be in a position to work a variable shift pattern including weekends, days/nights and public holidays.

Enthusiastic, motivated and able to cope with demanding work you have a positive, responsible and caring attitude. Able to attend training suitable to this post, and be prepared to travel within Aberdeenshire to attend some of the training.

You will effectively contribute towards the provision of a supportive, caring, environment, within a framework, which promotes anti-discriminatory practice, encourages independence with equal recognition of each individuals rights, personal beliefs and choice, following the National Care Standards and SSSC Codes of Practise.

Be prepared to undertake SVQ level 2 and register with the SSSC when the register opens.

This vacancy is for a non-rota post, so flexible working will be required. You will cover sickness/annual leave/training etc. and will be required to work various days and hours inclusing weekends and public holidays.

This post is regulated work with children and/or 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 two references, one of these must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Tracy Ellington - 01467 537918.


See also: Job Profile Care & Support Worker 2008-03-26.pdf
Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf