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Service: Health and social Care Partnership Closing Date: Thursday 22nd February 2024 We are looking for an individual with initiative and enthusiasm to join our dedicated team here at Kintyre Care Centre. You should be...

Service: Health and social Care Partnership

Closing Date: Thursday 22nd February 2024

We are looking for an individual with initiative and enthusiasm to join our dedicated team here at Kintyre Care Centre. You should be motivated, creative and have a positive and flexible outlook to your work.

In Kintyre Care Centre we provide support to adults over 65 years who have a range of complex physical and mental health needs. Applicants must share our values, be able to work well in a team and on their own.

You will be part of a friendly, supportive team working towards individuals Person Centred Plan, support them to maintain as much independence as possible, be more involved in the local community and support their goals and aspirations in life.

We believe in developing all our staff and will provide training of which the candidate will be supported by regular team meetings and supervision.

The candidate will be required to register with the SSSC and achieve necessary qualifications, maintain their registration, comply with and meet the standards specific to this role.

Experience of working in elderly care is an advantage but not essential. Training will be provided. 

Argyll and Bute Council recognises the numerous benefits of a positive work-life balance to the wellbeing and productivity of our employees. We will take a flexible first approach to requests from our employees to change the way that they work. While we must balance such requests with the need to ensure the quality of the important services we deliver is not compromised, we will ensure that each request is given careful consideration with a view to achieving a positive outcome wherever possible. 

Applicants should note that:-

  • Happy to talk about flexible working arrangements. 
  • This post is not suitable for job share. 
  • The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post.  
  • This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with adults.  
  • This post requires registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). 

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page. 

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is

Jennifer McKellar - Manager

Telephone Number: 01586 553615

Email: Jennifer.McKellar@nhs.scot

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.  

Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.  

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy 

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