Home Carer

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: 17,305 - 18,887
Location: Lochgilphead

Closing date: 04 November 2016
Job ref. no.: ARB01449

Department: Community Services

Closing Date: Friday 4thNovember2016

Are you interested in working as part of a team, providing care and support that enables people to stay safe and well in their own home? We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic and compassionate people to join our Care at Home Team based in the Mid-Argyll area to support members of the community to maintain their independence at home and achieve their personal aims and objectives.

This role includes assisting with Personal Care and Reablement practice and we provide paid comprehensive induction and training for all staff. For those seeking regular, scheduled work there is a rolling rota pattern with a guaranteed 16 hour contract.

If you are looking for employment that is more flexible, our service is always looking for Casual Workers to provide ad hoc support on variable hours.

Applicants should note that:- This postis not suitable for job share. The salary shown is the full time equivalent salary, the actual salary will be paid pro rata for the hours worked. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post. This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Membership in relation to working with Protected Adults. The successful candidate will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various locations within Argyll and Bute, and beyond, to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

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About Argyll and Bute Council

We aim to lead the way.
We aim to deliver the best service possible to the 88,050* people we serve.
We aim to ensure that everyone in our 4,500 strong team feels valued and respected.

In order to be the best, we need to employ the best people possible. People who care about the community they're part of and who want to help make it better. People with the drive and ambition to make things happen.

We offer a wide range of career paths, from manual to professional and everything in between. So whether you're a joiner, a classroom assistant, an accountant, a graphic designer or an administrator, the chances are we've got the job you're looking for.

If you're aiming for a rewarding career where your skills count, you should be aiming to join us.

(*NRS 2013 mid-year estimates)

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