You have an awareness of the needs and rights of older people and people with disability and you have the ability to work as part of a team. As well as your ability to maintain confidentiality, you have the capability to cope with physically and emotionally demanding work. As well as domestic duties you will also be required to help residents with personal care and you will need to be comfortable undertaking such tasks.
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 an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this 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.
The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/
This post has a minimum requirement of two references. One of these must be from your current or most recent employer.
Interviews are expected to take place on 6 March 2018
This is a fixed term maternity cover post not exceeding 30 June 2018.
Informal Enquires to Michelle Riddock Tel 01467 534819
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk