Care Assistant - Bon Accord Care

Expiring today

Recruiter
Aberdeen City Council
Location
Scotland
Posted
12 Sep 2016
Closes
25 Sep 2016
Ref
ABC02383
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for. If you are new to the caring profession you should check to see if it is the career for you by going to http://www.aquestionofcare.org.uk and trying their interactive video challenge.

Location: Balnagask House
Duration: Permanent, 2 x 30 hours per week

Job Purpose:
Guidance and supervision will be provided to create an environment where each service user is enabled to maintain and develop their potential and to contribute to the service users’ social, physical and mental wellbeing and promote active citizenship in a holistic way. 



Requirements

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
SVQ Level 2 or to achieve this within an agreed time limit
Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record (PVG)
SSSC registered or willing to become registered



Responsibilities

The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
Good practice; recognising the support needs of people with adults; specifically promoting dignity, respect and promotion of independent living and exhibit unconditional positive regard
Ability to communicate effectively with service users, staff, carers and internal/ external professionals to achieve improved outcomes for service users
The ability to lone work and use and operate as a member of a team and take responsibility for the environment and the safety of service users
Attention to detail and the ability to implement safe working practices; specifically around the management and administration of service users’ medication



The Individual

Please see the job profile for full details.



See also:
2. Job Profile.doc