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Ref no:
239609
Published:
8/10/2021
Closes:
24/10/2021
Location:
Dickson Avenue, DD2 3GP
Rate:
£9.50 per hour
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
20 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

Dundee Housing with Care service operates across four sheltered housing schemes in Dundee. Providing care and support to older residents or those with underlying health conditions within the sheltered housing complexes. The service provides a range of support to meet the needs of the individuals and enable them to stay in their own homes for as long as they wish.

 

The Role

As a Support Worker you will:

  • Deliver a high standard of care and support for individuals in line with their outcome plans
  • Provide support to individuals with day to day living in order to help people achieve positive outcomes in life
  • Support individuals with daily tasks including; cooking, cleaning, intimate personal care, prompting and administration of medication
  • Provide support and encouragement to enable individuals to participate and enjoy leisure and social activities
  • Carry out communal cleaning and health and safety of the buildings

 

You Will

  • Share Hillcrest Futures Values
  • Have a passion for working with older people
  • Be a good communicator, both written and verbal
  • Be organised with good time keeping skills
  • Have the ability to lone work and be able to work as part of a team
  • Be flexible in respect of shift patterns as these will include; early mornings, evenings and weekends;
  • Hold an SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent, or have the willingness and ability to work towards this
  • Be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post

 

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 a range of over 5,000 products including tablets, televisions, fitness trackers, phones, games consoles and kitchen appliances)

 

Note: Experience of working in a care role is not essential, we will provide you with the induction and training you need to do the job. We are looking for candidates who have the right values, behaviours and attitudes to work effectively with people who need care and support.

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