Based at Hunterhill Care Home, Blackford Road, Paisley.
Working as part of a team supporting care homes for older people, you will be responsible for the delivery of care to older adults, consistent with Social Work policies and procedures. This will involve supporting staff in assisting residents in all aspects of personal and social care in a way which respects their dignity as individuals and promotes their maximum independence.
You must have experience of working with older people and in supporting staff. You will possess excellent communication skills and have knowledge of person centred planning and the key worker role. You should be enthusiastic, motivated and respond positively to new challenges and have computer skills.
Specialist knowledge of conditions which affect older adults, such as dementia, would be an advantage and knowledge of council policies and procedures and current relevant legislation.
Possession of an SVQ Level 3 in Social Care, or equivalent, is essential as well as the potential to achieve SVQ Level 4 (2 units) in order to meet SSSC registration requirement.
You must be able to work shifts, including weekends, on a rota basis.
You are required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council or achieve registration within 6 months of taking up employment.
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.
Closing Date – Wednesday 18 August 2021
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