Support Assistant

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS12191
Closes: Friday, 19th January 2018
Published: Friday, 12th January 2018
Location: Banff Day Services, Colleonard Road
Salary: £11,959 - £12,460 per year
Hours: 24.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Job Description

You have experience in a caring role in health or social care and have a good general education. With the ability to understand the needs and rights of people with a learning disability, you are also comfortable with undertaking personal care tasks and have a sensitive and caring approach. Show good verbal communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.

Enthusiastic, motivated and able to cope with demanding work you have a positive, responsible and caring attitude. Manual lifting may be involved.

Ideally applicants should hold SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or agreement to undertake in post within specified period.

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. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire Council will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory. The preferred candidate will also be required to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Check from other countries as deemed necessary. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.

This post has a minimum requirement of two references; one of these must be from your current or most recent employer.

Part-time work Pattern to be discussed at interview.

Informal Enquires to: Mark McDermott on 01467 539013

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