Care Assistant

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Salary: 10,267 - 10,705
Location: Oldmeldrum

Closing date: 31 October 2016
Job ref. no.: ABS07452

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

• Support the provision of care by attending to the needs and rights of older individuals within a caring environment.
This role may require flexible, evening and weekend working.
There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

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. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website -

This post has a minimum requirement of two references, one of these must be your current or most recent employer.

Working Pattern: 21 hours worked over 3 days per week /no set rota pattern.

Informal enquiries to Liane Bruce 01651 872300


• Assist individuals to carry out intimate personal care tasks, general day-to-day activities, and providing support in meeting social, spiritual and emotional needs
• Contribute to the maintenance and updating of personal care plans, using both verbal and written recording systems
• Carry out general housekeeping duties as required by the management team
• Use of approaches to manage behaviours that challenge in care settings

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