Social Care Assistant (various contracts available) - MOR04166

The Moray Council

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  • Reference: MOR04166

Job Description

Working as a member of Care at Home without direct supervision in service user’s homes to provide support including personal care and domestic service. Support will be delivered in accordance with an agreed service plan based on a person centred/rehabilitation approach. The aim of the post is to support frail elderly, physically disabled and vulnerable people in their own home to enable them to maintain their ability to live independently within their community.


To support service users to accomplish those tasks relating to their independence and maintenance of personal care, physical health and mobility within their homes
To provide domestic support
To assist service users to maintain good standards of nutrition
To work as a member of Home Care maintaining contact with others and attending meetings and training as required
To maintain the Health and Safety of yourself and others whilst providing support
Use Technology as directed by the Management Team


Awareness of social, emotional and physical needs of frail, disabled and vulnerable people
Good standard of literacy in order to record information accurately
Requirement to register with SSSC within the first 6 months of employment. 
Ability to work unsupervised and use own initiative
Ability to be flexible in relation to working hours
Active listening and verbal communication skills for effective interaction with service users and staff at all levels
Positive attitude and ability to respect needs of service users
You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car
Good verbal communicational skills
Appreciation, acceptance of and a commitment to the importance of confidentiality
Must be physically able to undertake a range of movements when carrying out personal care and domestic tasks.
Must be able to handle equipment/people in accordance with moving and handling regulations
Flexibility to meet the needs and demands of the service

Closing Date: 23 August 2019 
Starting Salary: £17,681.56 (pro rata)
£9.19 per hour, plus enhanced rates Mon-Fri after 8pm and all day at Weekends

Social Care Assistants work 6.5 hour shifts per day. Shifts working hours are 7am to 1.30pm and 4pm to 10.30pm.

Contracts available are 6.5 hours per week, 13 hours per week, 19.5 hours per week, 26 hours per week, 32.5 hours per week, and 13 hours per month.

The first stage of the interview process takes place on 04 September 2019, this will include the use of a computer and completing written questions in a group setting. Attendance at this first stage of interview is mandatory.

The final stage of interviews takesplace on 05 September 2019

Please note access to your own vehicle is essential for this post.

For further information, please contact Donna Wilson on Tel: 01343 563829

Applications must be made online at

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