Location: Glenfield Court, Galashiels TD1 2UD, Mercer Court, Innerleithen EH44 6QB, Queens Court, Jedburgh TD8 6HU
Working hours: as required
Remuneration: £8.25 (Unqualified) / £8.60 (Qualified) per hour
Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 6 February 2017
Job Description: Casual Care Assistant
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 tenants’ own homes. Therefore, you’ll ideally have experience of working with people in care or supported accommodation environments but, above all, you’ll also have first class practical and personal care skills and empathy with the people receiving the service.
You’ll need to be flexible and willing to provide cover as and when required. The service operates during the daytime, evenings and weekends and you’ll be covering staff holidays and absence.
You’ll hold SVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care (Qualified) or be willing to achieve to meet the requirements of the SSSC within regulatory timescales (Unqualified). This post requires PVG Scheme membership (adults).
As part of our vital development teams, you’ll be working in one of the sector’s most forward-thinking organisations that strongly values their staff and customers.
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 dates: Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 February 2017
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer