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You will be responsible for the coordination of the provision of effective and responsive domiciliary care support to a range of service user groups. You will have experience of working with older people, people with disability or other service user groups. Good organisational and communication skills including use of a computer are essential as is the ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team and to work under pressure. The successful applicant will have an ability to motivate and lead a team of carers and will work to drive up the standard of care provided, promoting training and challenging poor practice and absence records. You will have knowledge of the needs and rights of older people and people with disability. You will use effective and appropriate communication with other professionals with regard to service users care needs.
Ability to travel within Aberdeenshire is essential.
SVQ3 in Social Care and/or proven level of experience and relevant knowledge is required as is current or previous line management experience.
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. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire Council will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory. The preferred candidate will also be required to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Check from other countries as deemed necessary. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.
Interviews are expected to take place on 29th June 2017.
Informal Enquires to: Linda Wood Tel. 01467 536408
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk