Care Assistant (MOR 01720)

The Moray Council
£17,777.76 - £19,432.40 per year
14 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

To provide care and support in a respite setting to service users with a physical disability or sensory impairment, enabling their primary carers to have break from their caring role


To provide, alongside other team members, care and support in a respite setting to adults with physical disability or sensory impairment
To uphold social work values and to ensure good working practice including understanding and awareness of health and safety
To promote the independence and develop the skills of service users
To work positively with other agencies and services to ensure a quality provision of care
Contribute to the maintenance of service user records and care plans
Health and Safety

The Individual

Experience that would give you insight into issues relating to working with adults with a physical disability or sensory impairment
Good literacy and numeracy skills. Willingness to undertake further training as required. Willingness to register with SSSC
Good Practical Skills, Good Observational Skills, Flexibility, Empathy and Approachability
Good Value Base, Ability to form positive relationships with service users and other staff, Sensitivity and understanding of discriminatory and health and wellbeing issues
Flexible approach to work patterns and bases, ie ability to perform outreach work
Clean driving licence
Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to use own initiative/ self motivation
Good Communication Skills
Ability to carry out duties that involve personal care of service users, moving and handling duties requiring the use of hoist and sling

Closing date 28th October 2016
Starting Salary: £17777.76 (pro rata)
16 hours per week
£9.24 per hour

Proposed interview date: Wednesday 9th November 2016

For further information contact Kay Ford 01309 676417

See also:
JD - Care Assistant - Taigh Farrais 2016.doc