Relief Home Carers (Garioch and Formartine)

Aberdeenshire Council

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  • Reference: ABS14676

Job Description

For some people the daily living tasks, which many of us take for granted, can become very difficult. That’s why our Home carers are so vital. They can assist with anything from personal care to assisting with meals to some domestic tasks and general support and guidance. You are the kind of person who wants more out of your job. You know that by contributing to your community, you will help other people stay part of it. So naturally, you are very important to us. Bring all the right people skills – patience, enthusiasm, punctuality, compassion – and we will offer you the chance of a fulfilling career along with fantastic training opportunities which may lead to qualifications.

Please call our Contact Centre on tel: 03456 081208 if you would prefer to fill out a paper application form. If you wish your paper application to be considered, please return your completed application to Recruitment (address on application form) within two weeks of the date of registration with the Contact Centre.

We are seeking to create a bank of Relief Staff to further enhance our home care service. These hours will be worked based on your availability and on an as required basis. Relief staff are required throughout Garioch & Formatine. Please state on your application form which area/s you would prefer to work in.

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.

This post has a minimum requirement of two references, one of these must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal Enquiries to Fiona Annal, Care Team Coordinator - 01467 536370.

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