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Ref no:
250829
Published:
14/12/2021
Closes:
14/3/2022
Location:
Dundee Homecare, DD21EG
Rate:
£10.02 per hour
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

£500 Retention Payment!! 

You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures 

£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period 

£250 on successful completion of 12 months service

Our Service

Our Dundee Homecare Service provides a high level of care and support to older individuals within their own homes in Dundee, through a variety of assessed and scheduled visits from one visit per week, up to four visits per day.

The service operates from 07:00am until 10:00pm, Monday to Sunday.

About the Benefits:

  • ·        A rolling rota                    - this includes one weekend on, then one weekend off (where possible);
  • ·        Full shifts paid                  - not just client contact time;
  • ·        Flexible working hours     - various shift patterns available dependant  on the needs of the service;
  • ·        Full mileage paid            - forty five pence per mile;
  • ·        Full Induction                   - from Day One of employment;
  • ·        Free core training;
  • ·        Free uniform provided;

About the Role:

As a Support Worker you will provide practical support with day to day tasks including:

  • Personal care (including intimate personal care)
  • Medication prompting
  • Meal preparation
  • Building and developing warm and respectful relationships with the individuals we support

About You:

  • You will have a positive flexible attitude;
  • You will demonstrate a positive and empathetic approach in caring for and supporting vulnerable individuals;
  • You will hold an SVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care, or have the ability and willingness to work towards achieving this;
  • You are required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post;
  • You must hold a valid Driving licence and have the use of a vehicle is essential – Applicants who do not drive will not be considered for interview.

Company Benefits

  • Savings Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Patterns
  • Generous Mileage Allowance
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
  • Free access to online discounts for well-known retailers
  • Death in Service Benefit (up to three times your salary)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (great savings from 25% - 39% on bikes and accessories)
  • Tech Scheme (great savings of up to 12% on computers or laptops)

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