Hillcrest Homes

HH21/046, Support Worker

Job ref: HH21/046
Job ref:
HH21/046
Post:
Support Worker
Hours per week:
20 hours
Rate of pay:
£9.50 per hour + Company Benefits
Contract terms:
Permanent
Closing Date:
22 Apr 2021 23:59

The Service

Dundee Housing with Care service operates across four sheltered housing schemes in Dundee providing care and support to older residents or those with underlying health conditions within the sheltered housing complexes. The service provides a range of support to meet the needs of the individuals and enable them to stay in their own homes for as long as they wish.

The Role

  • Deliver a high standard of care and support for individuals in line with their outcome plans;
  • Provide support to individuals with day to day living in order to help people achieve positive outcomes in life;
  • Support individuals with daily tasks including cooking, cleaning, personal care, prompting and administration of medication;
  • Provide support and encouragement to enable individuals to participate and enjoy leisure and social activities;
  • Carry out communal cleaning and health and safety of the buildings.

 

You Will

  • Share Hillcrest Futures Values;
  • Have a passion for working with older people;
  • Be a good communicator, both written and verbal;
  • Be organised with good time keeping skills;
  • Be able to demonstrate transferable skills relating to care;
  • Have the ability to lone work and be able to work as part of a team;
  • Be flexible in respect of shift patterns as these will include early mornings, evenings and weekends;
  • Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or have the ability and willingness to undertake this qualification;
  • Be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post.

 

Company Benefits

  • Pension Scheme
  • Savings Scheme
  • PVG Costs paid in full
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Free core training provided on site
  • Generous mileage allowance for client visits
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Death in Service Benefit

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