Support Workers / Carers

Recruiter
The SmartList
Location
Banchory
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
08 Feb 2018
Closes
09 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FULL TIME FEMALE SUPPORT WORKERS / CARERS REQUIRED

Rate of pay: £10.00 per hour days, £10.50 per hour waking nights

Benefits including: 28 Days Holiday Pay, Company Sick Pay, Membership of a Health Cash Plan, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Double Time Pay on Bank Holidays, Payment to attend all Training

We have a unique opportunity for Female Support Workers to join a specialist care team. You would be required to work for a previously active 60 year old gentleman who has a Spinal Cord Injury to live in his family home in the Banchory area.

You will be working within a team providing care and support all year round, on a rota basis, including weekends and bank holidays.

There is on-site accommodation that has been recently created for the care team.

Shift Pattern: Day shifts 0830-2130, waking night shifts 2100-1000

Essential Criteria
• The right candidates must be flexible, motivated, reliable and committed, with excellent communication skills, a good sense of humour and team work skills
• A full driving license is required, and you will be required to drive the gentleman’s own vehicle. You must be over 25 years of age for the vehicle insurance purposes.
• You will ideally like animals, particularly dogs
• A love of rural settings would be beneficial

The role will include personal care, tracheostomy care, medication administration and supporting the gentleman in social activities, including trips to Murrayfield to watch Scotland! Previous care experience would be advantageous but is not essential.

You will be provided with full, paid specialist training.

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Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd February 2018.