Vacancy posted: Saturday, 11 Aug 2012
>> You have an awareness of the needs and rights of older people and people with disability and you have the ability to work as part of a team. As well as your ability to maintain confidentiality, you have the capability to cope with physically and emotionally demanding work.
>> As well as domestic duties you will also be required to help residents with personal care and you will need to be comfortable undertaking such tasks.
>> The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/
>> This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire Council will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory. The preferred candidate will also be required to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Check from other countries as deemed necessary. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.
Certain terms and conditions of service for this post may change under proposals to implement revised provisions, which the Council is currently consulting and negotiating on.
Informal Enquiries to: Linda Waples, VSH Housing Co-ordinator Tel: 01888 568925
>> The role of the Domestic Assistant involves maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the home as well providing support to the care staff in assisting individuals with personal care tasks. Other tasks include assisting with preparation of food and serving meals and beverages. Domestic Assistants report to the Duty Manager, who is responsible for the allocation of duties and for overseeing the Domestic Assistants work.
- Cleaning of all areas within the home, including resident’s rooms and personal property
- Assisting kitchen staff with food preparation, serving and dining room tasks
- Support care staff in assisting individuals with personal care tasks as required
Job Reference: ABS013886
Closing Date: 24-Aug-2012