Home Carer - Responder

Aberdeenshire Council

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  • Reference: ABS14346

Job Description

Are you looking for a career in care? Do you have the required people skills of compassion, patience, enthusiasm; are you kind and supportive?

You will provide care and support to service users and their families within their own homes to manage aspects of daily living, allowing service users to live independently, and promoting their rights, autonomy and choices. This vacancy is to cover the Kincardine, Mearns and Marr areas.

The working pattern will be 24 hours per week working daytime between 7am and 5pm, 5 days worked on a rotational basis with 1 weekend off every 3rd week.

You will work within a team/on own to provide Unplanned/Unscheduled Care needs.

A driving licence and access to a car is essential.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 4th July 2018.

Working to the priorities of the National Care Standards - Care at Home, and within the policies and procedures of Aberdeenshire Council, you will get real opportunities from a varied and rewarding role.

Although no professional qualification is required, you must be willing and prepared to undertake an SVQ in Social Care.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

This post is regulated work with 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 is designated as a 'Mobile' post 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 your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Tracy Smith Tel 01467 536403





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