Relief Social Care Officer

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS12148
Closes: Monday, 22nd January 2018
Published: Monday, 8th January 2018
Location: Banchory Respite Service,58 Highfield Avenue
Rate: £11.30 - £11.81 per hour
Hours: Variable
Contract Type: Casual/Relief
Position Type: Casual/Relief
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adults and Children Social Work

Job Description

We are looking for experienced staff with an appropriate HNC qualification to lead, as a key worker, in the provision of person centred care with holistic support of individuals in a community or residential setting, whilst promoting equality and choice for all.  Responsible for development, recording, implementation and review of personal care and support plans in partnership with service users.

This role will require flexible, evening and weekend working and some sleepovers.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to work toward continuous improvement of the post for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

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

Informal enquiries to Suzanne Mahony 01467 537 938