Vacancy posted: Friday, 10 Aug 2012
Work Location: Rosyth Resource Centre
Hours: As and when required Salary: £7.16 Per hour
A care home offers an alternative home for a person who is unable to continue living at home safely.
We currently have 10 local authority homes in Fife, which are continuously staffed and provide meals, activities, help with personal care and daily living.
You will be required to undertake a range of personal care and domestic duties to support older people within a care home setting e.g. assisting with bathing, dressing and activities.
Good communication skills, an understanding of the needs of older people and the ability to work flexibly and as part of a team are essential.
Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland, in addition to which you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council.
Online applications are encouraged, however if you wish to complete a paper application form please ensure that you contact the telephone number stated and a form will be sent to you. Please note that you must complete the application form sent for this specific job otherwise we are unable to accept your application.
Job Reference: FIF005533
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2012
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