Personal Carer - Bon Accord Care
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Location: Craigielea Gardens Very Sheltered Housing
Duration: Permanent, Part Time 30 hours per week working a variety of shifts - lates and earlies on a 2 week rota which involves weekend working and public holidays.
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.
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
SVQ Level 2 or to achieve this within an agreed time limit
PVG or willing to become registered
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
Ability to keep clear and accurate records
The ability to attend and participate in staff meetings, supervision, performance review and development and to participate in developing team plans
The ability to work in partnership with families
Ability to meet deadlines
Please see the Job Profile for further information.
2. Job Profile.doc