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Oakland Centre, Morven Terrace, DD2 2JU
£21,096 - £25,422 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Based at Oakland Centre, you will work part time, 35 hours per week, on a rota basis which includes evenings and weekends.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Lynn Thain, 01382 435927 or email


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


You will attend to the 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, 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 or present caring experience in life or work.

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 your own initiative. You will have assessment skills and you will have a requirement for further study/training.

You will have a flexible and adaptable caring approach to work and the ability to work various shift patterns including evenings and weekends.

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.