Support Worker - Bon Accord Care

Aberdeen City Council
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  • Reference: ABC04940

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for. If you are new to the caring profession you should check to see if it is the career for you by going to http://www.aquestionofcare.org.uk and trying their interactive video challenge.


Location: Various locations across Aberdeen City
Duration: Permanent, Full Time and Part Time positions available. Part Time Hours would be discussed at interview

Job Purpose:
Throughout Aberdeen city you will provide a high standard of person centred care and support for service users in a range of accommodation settings, including their own homes. You will work as part of a team to support carers and to enable service users to maintain and develop their potential and contribute to their social, physical and mental wellbeing.

Requirements

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Qualification required by SSSC
Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record (PVG) or willing to become a scheme
member
To have registered or undertaken registration with the SSSC where applicable

Responsibilities

The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

The ability to provide personal care to a range of people with support needs
The ability to promote dignity, respect, choice and independent living and work in an antidiscriminatory
way
The ability to communicate effectively and work in partnership with service users, staff,
carers, families and internal/external professionals to achieve improved outcomes for
service users
An ability to work as part of a team and provide guidance and support to other members of
staff
The ability to work proactively and with limited direct supervision, while at the same time
recognising when matters need to be referred to a more senior manager
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The ability to work accurately with detailed information specifically around the management
and administration of service users’ medication
The ability to maintain and develop clear and accurate records including risk assessments
and care plans
The ability to meet deadlines
Basic IT skills including the use of smart phones and Ipad’s
The ability to move and handle both people and objects in a safe manner

The Individual

Please see the Job Profile for further details.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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