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Location: First Responder Service, Aberdeen
Status: 35 hours per week, permanent
Throughout Aberdeen city you will provide a high standard of person centred care and support for service users in a range of accommodation settings, including their own homes. You will work as part of a team to support carers and to enable service users to maintain and develop their potential and contribute to their social, physical and mental wellbeing.
Our Responder Team provides 24 hours support for unplanned and urgent needs across the city, helping people who are at risk to live in their own homes. This is night work and additional payments is applicable.
You will work alongside colleagues and use company vehicles. You will require a full UK driving licence.
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
Qualification required by SSSC
Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record (PVG) or willing to become a scheme member
To have registered or undertaken registration with the SSSC where applicable
Full current UK Driving Licence ( Responder service posts only)
The post holder may be expected to:
Work to a shift pattern as required including evening, nights and weekend working
Work at alternative locations as required
Adhere to SSSC codes of practice, Bon Accord Care Policy and Procedures and relevant Legislation
The post holder needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding or experience of:
The Health and Care Sector and the principals of providing care and support
Adult Support and Protection legislation
Health and safety in the workplace assessments, reviews and support planning
Please see job profile for further details.