This is an exciting opportunity to join our Queens Quay care home team.
2x Posts – 37 Hours, (Days) Permanent – Queen’s Quay,Clydebank (10% shift allowance)
2x Posts – 33.5 Hours, (Nights) Permanent – Queen’s Quay,Clydebank (33% night shift allowance)
Queens Quay is a 84 bedded residential care home, within West Dunbartonshire HSCP. The homes focus is supporting individuals to have a seamless journey from their home to Queens Quay, promoting person centred care through a collaborative multi- disciplinary approach.
We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated individuals, who are looking for a new challenge. If you are looking to make a positive difference to peoples lives then this may be the job for you.
You would be joining an experienced and skilled staff team who are committed to delivering person centred care. There will be several development opportunities and training for you to participate in. The role involves supervising and leading our care staff, managing areas of the care home in the absence of the manager and deputes, carrying out audits, one to one supervision, and working with the residents and families. The successful candidate will have a strong sense of professional identity and an ability to work both independently and as part of a well established team. Experience in working in the care field is essential.
This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.
Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.
The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975.
Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are “spent” under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.
WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:
• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support
Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.
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