Care Assistant - Bield @ Home (Temporary Contract)

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: 8,663 pro rata per annum(16,244 FTE, 8.33 ph)
Location: Linlithgow

Closing date: 26 October 2016
Job ref. no.: REQ00695

Our Bield at Home service promotes independent living through community involvement and helps our service user to become "free to be!"

Bield are looking for a dedicated Care Assistant to provide high quality person centred care to Service Users of our Bield at Home Service based in West Port, Linlithgow

Home Care Assistants, competitive salary and benefits

Bringing happiness to others comes free.  In addition we guarantee to offer you:

  • Competitive salary, reviewed annually.
  • Excellent holidays, up to 37 days each year (pro rata for part-time employees). With the option to buy or sell holidays each year.
  • Flexible working opportunities.
  • Paid PVG.
  • A wide range of learning and development activities including management & leadership programmes, job related training and qualifications to ensure your continuous progress.

The role

In this role, you will provide a range of services to older people within, and external to their homes, including personal care, meal preparation, domestic tasks, payment of bills, shopping, administration of medication and help with practical tasks in a way that promotes independent living skills and community involvement.

Hours of employment are 20 per week organised over a 5 day shift rota basis which will include evenings and weekends. The post is being offered on a temporary basis for 6 months.

Role Requirements

The successful candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme through Disclosure Scotland and be able to meet the requirements of the Scottish Social Services Council within regulatory timescales.

A Driving Licence would be advantageous.

To apply please visit our webiste.

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Contact Name Laura Allison
Telephone 0131 273 4020

About Bield Housing & Care

At Bield we are a non-profit organisation with charitable status committed to providing a wide range of housing, care and support services to enable older people to make their own choices and lead independent lives. At Bield it is our firm belief that older people should have the freedom to make their own choices and be free to live as independently as possible. It's only possible thanks to the experience, dedication and passion of our employees and volunteers.

We look for people who understand and support Bield's ethos of "free to be". We have a diverse range of job opportunities in our offices, housing developments and care services across Scotland where you can use your skills to make a difference to older peoples lives. In return, we offer rewarding and fulfilling careers with comprehensive training, competitive salaries and great benefits packages.

Bield Housing & Care. Scottish Charity no. SC006878.

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