Care Assistant - Days

6 days left

Aberdeenshire Council
11 Sep 2017
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

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 people with a learning disability, 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.

Ideally applicants should hold SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or agreement to undertake in post within specified period and be registered with the SSSC. Alternatively they should be willing to commit to this training in order to meet the requirements for registration to the Scottish Social Services Council and be registered within 6 months of taking up employment.

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 post holder will be expected to work some weekends.

Two posts available - 1 for 21 hours per week and 1 for 28 hours per week

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

Informal Enquires to: Jacqui Duncan - 01467 537 100

See also:
Job Profile Care Assistant 2009-12-21.pdf