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Ref no:
253097
Published:
7/1/2022
Closes:
31/3/2022
Location:
Angus Homecare, DD81WJ
Rate:
£10.02 per hour
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
Hours:
39 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

 

The Service

Our Angus Homecare Services provide personal care and housing support to individuals, most of whom are elderly, who live in their own homes. This includes assistance with attending appointments and therapeutic visits. We provide support to individuals who may have learning difficulties, physical disabilities and, or mental health issues.

 

The Role

In your role as Support Worker, you will provide care and support to individuals in their own homes including:

  • Assisting with household tasks including shopping, cooking and meal preparation
  • Assisting and supporting with personal care (including intimate personal care)
  • Moving and handling (including use of hoists and equipment);
  • Medication prompting

You Will

  • Have good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Have the ability and initiative to work on a lone working basis
  • Have good time keeping, time management and organisational skills
  • Hold an  SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or have the ability and willingness to undertake this qualification
  • Be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post
  • Hold a valid UK drivers licence and have a willingness to travel for work as required

 

Driving licence and 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)