DIY Respite Carer

Aberdeenshire Council

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  • Reference: ABS16351

Job Description

We are looking for a carer to work as part of a team for children with learning/physical disabilities. Applicants should have experience in working with children with disabilities and should be enthusiastic and willing to participate in a wide range of activities. The Club likes to involve the children in as many community based activities as possible so applicants should be creative and have a sense of fun.

This position is based in Inverurie.

Staff are required to be registered with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) as Support workers in Children's Day Care Services. Applicants should either hold a qualification at level 2 (or other qualification recognised by SSSC) or be currently working towards one. Any other specialist training will be provided.

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.

Working pattern is 3.25 hours per week are worked at 6.5 hour every other Saturday.

This post has a minimum requirement of 2 references. One of these must be your current or most recent employer.

This position is designated as a 'Fixed' post as detailed on the Worksmart website -


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