Vacancy posted: Saturday, 8 Sep 2012
>> You have experience in a caring role in health or social care and have a good general education. With the ability to understand the needs and rights of older people you are also comfortable with undertaking personal care tasks and have a sensitive and caring approach. Show good verbal communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.
>> Enthusiastic, motivated and able to cope with demanding work you have a positive, responsible and caring attitude. Manual lifting may be involved. >> 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.
The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/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 Strachan, Care Home Manager, Tel:01651872300
>> To work alongside Social Care Officers as members of the team in the person centred care and support of individual residents. >> To support the Social Care Officers in assisting individuals with the practical tasks associated with, for example intimate personal care, eating and drinking and social activities. General duties associated with the overall running of the home, as directed by the Management team, are also part of a Care Assistants role.
- Assisting and/or enabling individuals to carry out; intimate personal care tasks, activities of daily living, as well as providing support in meeting social, spiritual and emotional needs
- To contribute to the maintaining and updating of personal care plans, using both verbal and written recording reporting systems
- To carry out any other general housekeeping duties as requested by the Management Team
Job Reference: ABS014524
Closing Date: 21-Sep-2012