We are looking for highly motivated individuals to work as part of a team who will provide an emergency response service to vulnerable people living in the community.
The service uses assistive technology to support care packages and applicants should have an interest and understanding of technology and its use in relation to care services. The role involves programming and installing community alarm equipment, responding to calls and dealing with intimate personal care tasks.
It is essential that you hold, or have the capacity to achieve, a SVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or an equivalent qualification at SCQF level 5 or above; Experience of working in a care setting, delivering social care supports including intimate personal care to vulnerable people with a range of physical and emotional needs, including those with dementia and have knowledge of technology used in relation to care services and be willing to undertake training in order to competently install and programme equipment; have effective communication skills (both verbally and in writing); have a positive, professional attitude, a responsible approach to sensitive information and the ability to form positive relationships with service users, follow processes and instructions and work as part of a team.
You must have a Driving Licence and be able to pass the Council’s driving assessment and undertake vehicle awareness training. You must also be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or achieve registration within 6 months of your start date.
The service operates 365 days per year on a 4 on 4 off rota system, and you will be required to work early shifts and back shifts including lone working.
Please note that this post is temporary, subject to business needs and funding for 12 Months or until the requirement for the post ceases, whichever date is the earlier
If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post.
If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk.
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