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Ref no:
DEE03815
Published:
23/7/2021
Closes:
6/8/2021
Location:
Janet Brougham House, 1 Banchory Road, DD4 6EL
Salary:
£17,394 - £21,368 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
30 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Based in Janet Brougham House, you will work part time, 30 hours per week, on a rota basis which includes evenings, weekends and night duty.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Stacy McHugh, 01382 307191 or email stacy.mchugh@dundeecity.gov.uk.

Requirements

Ideally you will hold an SVQ Level 2 in Care. If you do not hold the qualification you will be required to obtain it given the necessary assistance and training.

Responsibilities

You will attend to personal needs of residents. Your duties will include physical tasks for example, helping with personal care tasks, administering medication, assisting residents to eat and other identified needs. Our aim is to create a supportive homely atmosphere where residents can achieve maximum independence but also receive any support they may need. You will also be required to be involved in social activities organised for residents. Shift pattern will include weekend working and night duty.

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

The Individual

You will have proven experience in working with older people, people with dementia or people with physical disabilities.

You will have good written and verbal communication skills. You will have the ability to work as team member, to work alone and to use initiative. You will have assessment skills and a professional attitude to work.

You will have the ability to work various shift patterns including evenings, weekends and periodic rotation onto nights.

You will have the ability to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council within a specified time.

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.

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