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Ref no:
TMF00103
Published:
23/11/2021
Closes:
5/12/2021
Location:
17 Bankhall Street, G42 8JS
Salary:
£17,290 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Bankhall Court Project - Govanhill, Glasgow

Dementia Care Worker (Nights)

35 Hours per week | £17,290 | Job Reference: REQ00281

Closing Date: Monday 6th December 2021

The Mungo Foundation is a well-established charitable organisation, with over 40 years of experience supporting vulnerable individuals across Scotland. We employ over 700 staff, supporting approximately 1500 people a year, across a diverse array of services. Our services are tailored to the needs of each individual we work and together we work hard to improve their quality of life.

Our Bankhall Court Project provides 24-hour care for 17 adults aged 50 years and over within a Specialised Dementia Residential care setting. The project is based in the Govanhill area within the Southside of Glasgow.

We are looking to recruit a Dementia Care Worker (Nights) who is motivated and enthusiastic with the ability to effectively ensure that they deliver safe, compassionate and high-quality support to the individuals who use the service.

Part of your role will be to support individuals to manage their personal care and health needs including; bathing, dressing, eating/drinking and assisting with continence care.

You will have responsibility for managing, ordering, administering and supporting individuals to take medication when appropriate. You will assist and accompany individuals to access a range of leisure, vocational activities and appointments. You will offer support to individuals to manage their finances.

Shift work is part of the role and is essential to the provision of flexible, needs led support.

Qualifications or experience are not essential. We offer excellent support, training and a salary of £9.50 per hour (under review).

If successful and unqualified, you must be willing to work towards a suitable qualification for a post at this level, in line with the SSSC Regulatory Requirements.

If you are looking for a new and rewarding challenge, this may be the ideal opportunity for you.

We value our staff very highly. Alongside competitive terms and conditions we also offer membership of an employee benefits scheme, a credit union, plus numerous training and development opportunities, including SVQ registration level qualification.

To apply, please complete an online application form which can be found on our website www.themungofoundation.org.uk under join our team, then work with us, then under the relevant vacancy click on the apply button.

Appointments are made subject to satisfactory membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme, SSSC registration and appropriate safer recruitment checks.

All posts are currently subject to Job Evaluation.