Relief Homecare

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS13193
Closes: Tuesday, 20th March 2018
Published: Tuesday, 6th March 2018
Location: Gordon House,Blackhall Road
Rate: £9.55 - £9.95 per hour
Hours: Variable
Contract Type: Casual/Relief
Position Type: Casual/Relief
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Job Description

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

You will provide care and support to service users and their families within their own homes to manage aspects of daily living, allowing service users to live independently, and promoting their rights, autonomy and choices.

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.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

This is a relief post - as and when required.

his 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 -

This post has a minimum requirement of 2 references.  One of these must be your current or most recent employer.

 Informal Enquiries contact Siobhan Walker 01467 535282

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