Care Assistant / Domestic, Supported Living Team, Perth (PKC02647)

Recruiter
Perth and Kinross Council
Location
Scotland
Salary
£10,289 - £11,229 per year
Posted
21 Nov 2016
Closes
05 Dec 2016
Ref
PKC02647
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Description

Care Assistant / Domestic, 2 Posts (Fixed Term until 31 December 2017) - PKC02647 
£10,289 - £11,229 (22 Hours per week)
Supported Living Team, 41d St. Catherine's Road, Perth

We require a dynamic person(s) who is motivated to support individuals with learning disabilities to lead as ordinary a life as possible in the community. You will support individuals in their own tenancies across Perth & Kinross, and undertake duties outlined in the individual Personal plans.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your current or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

For further information on this post, please contact Eileen Benbow or Brian Kinnear on 01738 628099.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.



Requirements

You should have experience of working with vulnerable adults who have learning disabilities / autistic spectrum disorders in addition you should have good communication skills and an awareness of health and safety.

Community working is required to support tenants in their homes in Perth and Blairgowrie.



Responsibilities

You will support and encourage individuals to undertake all aspects of daily living, this including personal care tasks. You will assist individuals in group activities, in addition support individuals to access community based social, leisure, and employment related opportunities. Duties may also include undertaking cleaning and other domestic duties as necessary.



The Individual

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.



See also:
Care Assistant Domestic - Job Profile.docx