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  • Ref no: DEE02958
  • Published: 13/9/19
  • Closes: 27/9/19
  • Location: Oakland Centre, Morven Terrace, DD2 2JU
  • Salary: £16,894.00 - £20,742.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Based in the Oakland Centre, you will work part time, 30 hours per week.

Requirements

You will have an SVQ Level 2 in Care or ability to undertake assessment to achieve award.

Responsibilities

You will attend to personal needs of service users. The duties will include physical care tasks to meet the needs of service users (for example, talking with clients, helping with shopping and recreation and personal care) aimed at creating a supportive homely atmosphere where service users can achieve maximum independence. Duties may include such direction of domestic staff as is required to meet the personal needs of the service users. Further, you will assist in the assessment of service users, write reports, contribute to reviews, undertake key worker role, take part in group work and counselling with service users and relatives with diversionary activities and prepare, give out and apply medications. Shift work is required early and late. Duties may include outreach work within the local community.

The duties as set out above include undertaking cleaning and other domestic duties as necessary.

The Individual

You will have past/present caring experience, in life or work, be able to work as part of a team, alone and on your own initiative. You will also have good written/oral communication skills.

You will be able to work shifts, including evenings and weekends, and have a flexible/adaptable caring approach to work.

You will be required to undertake further study/training.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council. You will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within a specified timescale.

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