Home Carer (Responder)(Evenings)

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS09401
Closes: Thursday, 27th April 2017
Published: Thursday, 13th April 2017
Location: Various Locations In Aberdeenshire
Salary: £8,800.67 - £9,176.37 per year
Hours: 18.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

Are you looking for a career in care? Do you have the required people skills of compassion, patience, enthusiasm, kind and supportive?

Responders will be based in Oldmeldrum and work in teams of two with use of a pool car between 17:00 and 22:00 and respond to all un-planned care across Central Aberdeenshire.

Work pattern involves 3 x 5 hours and 1 x 3 hours evening working on a rota pattern (see below). 

Working to the priorities of the National Care Standards - Care at Home, and within the policies and procedures of Aberdeenshire Council, you will get real opportunities from a varied and rewarding role.

Although no professional qualification is required, you must be willing and prepared to undertake an SVQ in Social Care.

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.  Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post is designated as a 'Mobile' post as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

Location:  Responders will be based in Oldmeldrum and will have the use of a pool car.

TWO references are required for this post of which one must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Morag Harris Tel 01467 536409

Requirements

Work pattern involves 3 x 5 hours and 1 x 3 hours evening working on a rota pattern: 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

ON

ON

OFF

ON

ON

OFF

OFF

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

OFF

ON

ON

OFF

OFF

ON

ON