Location: Glenfield Court, Glenfield Road West, Galashiels TD1 2UD.
Working hours: 17.5 – 30 hours per week
Remuneration: £8.45 (Unqualified)/£8.73 (Qualified) per hour
Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 19 May 2017
Job Description: Care Worker
Maternity Cover for up to 1 year.
As a leading not-for-profit provider of quality housing for older people, we want to make a hugely positive difference to our customers’ lives. One of our key commitments is to exceed our customers’ expectations and to provide high quality, personalised services that enhance their quality of life.
We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standard of person-centred care in tenant’s homes. Therefore, you’ll ideally have experience of working with people in care or supported accommodation environments but, above all, you’ll have first class practical and personal care skills and empathy with the people receiving the service.
You will work between 17.5 and 30 hours a week on a shift pattern as the service operates in the daytime, evenings and weekends. You’ll be primarily based at the above development however you will also provide cover at other developments for service continuity where required.
Please note the following:
• SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification is desirable. Following the opening of the SSSC registration in September 2017, you will be required to register within 6 months of commencing employment in the post.
• However, if you do not hold the desired qualification of SVQ3, we are committed to supporting you and you must obtain this qualification within 12 months from commencing employment in the post.
This post requires PVG Scheme membership (adults).
As part of Hanover’s vital development teams, you’ll be working in one of the sector’s most forward-thinking organisations that strongly value its staff and customers. We’re Investors in People and Investors in Diversity accredited, and offer a highly competitive benefits package.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not possible to reply individually. Invitations for interview will normally be issued within 3 weeks of the closing date. If you have not been invited to interview by this date you have been unsuccessful in this instance.
CVs will not be considered. Please quote reference number above in correspondence.
Interview date: Tuesday 30 May 2017
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer
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