Hillcrest Homes

HH20/068, Homecare Support Worker

Job ref: HH20/068
Job ref:
HH20/068
Post:
Homecare Support Worker
Hours per week:
Various hours
Rate of pay:
£9.30 per hour
Contract terms:
Permanent
Closing Date:
31 Dec 2020 23:59

Driving licence and use of a vehicle is essential – Applicants who do not drive will not be considered for interview.

The service

Dundee Homecare Services provide personal care, housing support including attending appointments and therapeutic visits to people in their own homes, most of whom are elderly. We provide support to service users who may have learning difficulties, physical disabilities and/or mental health issues.

 

The Role

  • The role of Support Worker will include:
  • Assisting and supporting with personal care (including intimate personal care)
  • Moving and handling (including use of hoists and equipment)
  • Household tasks including shopping, cooking and meal preparation
  • Medication prompting

 

You Will

  • Ability and initiative to work on a lone working basis
  • Previous experience in the care sector is desirable but not essential
  • Applicants should already have, or be willing to undertake, SVQ2 in Health and Social Care
  • Required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post


Company Benefits

  • Free Core Training provided
  • Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Comprehensive Health and Well-Being package
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Organisational Recognition and Reward Scheme

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