Hillcrest Homes

HH21/013, Support Worker

Job ref: HH21/013
Job ref:
HH21/013
Post:
Support Worker
Hours per week:
Various Full Time and Part Time hours
Rate of pay:
£9.50 per hour plus Company Benefits
Contract terms:
Permanent
Closing Date:
31 Dec 2021 23:59

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

 

The Service

Our Dundee Homecare Service provides a high level of care and support to older people within their own homes in Dundee, through a variety of assessed and scheduled visits from one visit per week, up to four visits per day.

In return we offer team members a two week rolling rota with alternating weekends off, full shift payment (not just client contact time), mileage payments, in-depth induction process as well as ongoing learning and development opportunities, a generous employee health package and much more.

 

The Role

The role of the Support Worker will include providing practical support with day to day tasks such as:

  • Personal care (including intimate personal care);
  • Medication prompting;
  • Meal preparation;
  • Developing and sustaining warm, respectful relationships with the individuals we support.

 

You Will

  • Have professional experience within a similar setting or personal experience with a loved one or family member;
  • Have a positive flexible attitude;
  • Have a positive and empathetic approach in caring for and supporting vulnerable individuals;
  • Hold an SVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care, or have the ability and willingness to work towards achieving this;
  • Be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post.

 

Company Benefits

  • Savings Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • PVG costs paid in full
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Free core training provided on site
  • Full shifts paid not only for client contact
  • Generous mileage allowance for client visits
  • Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
  • Organisational Recognition and Reward Scheme

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