Social Care Officer, Aberfeldy PKC04929

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Job Description Social Care Officer, Aberfeldy (PKC04929) £12,475 – £14,052 (24 hours/week) Dalweem Residential Care Home, Taybridge Road, Aberfeldy PH15 2BH Dalweem Care Home is a service for older people providing permanent and respite care placements. The successful candidates will be required to work as part of a team to deliver high standards of care and support to service users, working closely with their carers and other professionals to achieve desired personal outcomes. You will assist with personal care, administer medication, develop support plans/risk assessments and review these regularly working in consultation with service users and their carer/relative. We operate a 12 hour shift pattern working over a 6 week period, this also includes 2 weeks of nightshift. This post includes a shift allowance. The successful candidate will have effective communication skills and appreciate the needs, wishes and aspirations of older people and how best to support them and their carer’s in the Care Home setting. You will be required to register with the SSSC as a Practitioner in a Care Home service, therefore an SVQ 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable or a willingness to work towards this qualification. If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Shona Shaw, Care Home Coordinator on When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer. Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please callto discuss. As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post. Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.