Care Assistant/Domestic, Blairgowrie Day Opportunities (PKC02475)

Perth and Kinross Council
£16,837 - £18,376 per year
07 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Care Assistant/Domestic (Fixed Term for up to 12 months) (PKC02475)
£16,837 - £18,376
Blairgowrie Day Opportunities

This is an exciting opportunity for a Care Assistant / Domestic to join the Blairgowrie Day Opportunities team. The post holder will provide Day Opportunities for Adults with learning disabilities, supporting service users to enable them to access and participate in a variety of group activities within the community and set building bases.

We require a dynamic person who is motivated to support individuals with learning disabilities to lead as ordinary a life as possible in the community. You will support individuals and undertake duties as outlined in the individual Personal plans / passport and record progress and outcomes.

Duties will also include assisting individuals with personal care and cleaning tasks within building and other duties as required.

All applicants are encouraged to explain how their skills and experiences relate to the Job Specific Requirements in the Job Profile.

For further information on this post, please contact Mark Stratton on (01250) 871919.


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

Community working is required to support individuals in their daily activities.

The successful applicant must have held a full UK driving licence for at least two years and be prepared to under take MIDAS driver training, which requires a D1 entitlement.


You will support and encourage individuals to undertake all aspects of Daily activities, this including personal care tasks as required.

You will assist individuals in group activities and support individuals to access community based social, leisure, and employment related opportunities and record progress and outcomes.

Duties will include undertaking cleaning and other domestic duties as necessary.

The Individual

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.

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.

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:
Blairgowrie Day Opportunities - Care Assistant-Domestic - Job Profile.doc