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Ref no:
DEE04510
Published:
22/7/2022
Closes:
30/10/2022
Location:
Dundee City Council – Various Locations in Dundee, DD1 1NL
Salary:
£18,083 - £21,790 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
30 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Based at Turriff House, Menzieshill House or Janet Brougham House, you will work 30 hours per week including dayshift, nightshift on a rota basis and weekends. Please state on application form which position you are apply for.

You will work as part of a team of Social Care Officers in one of our care homes for the elderly but may be asked to work in an alternative home/part of the service where required. The service provides support to those living in the care home with daily living tasks based on their individual needs.

Although the advert is live for 3 months interviews will be offered to suitable applicants on a regular basis throughout this 3 month period.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Sarah Clark on 01382 436419 or email on sarah.clark02@dundeecity.gov.uk

Requirements

You will have an SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or the ability to achieve this.

Responsibilities

You will attend to personal needs of residents. The duties will include physical tasks for example, helping with personal care tasks, assisting residents with food and drink 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. Duties will include assuming key worker status, completion of personal plans, organising reviews, and carrying out any identified duties required to meet the personalised care needs of our residents. You will also be required to be involved in social activities organised for residents and administer medication (training provided). Shift work, weekend working and periodic rotation on to night duty will be required.

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

The Individual

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

You will have good personal care skills, written/oral communication skills. You will have the ability to work in a team and work on own initiative.

You will have good organisational skills, be dependable and self-reliant. You will have the ability to remain calm in a crisis, be assertiveness, and the ability to predict outcomes and take necessary precautions.

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