• Tarland, Aberdeenshire
  • Social Care
  • Posted 6 days ago
  • Salary: £10.45

*We are offering a £1000* Golden Hello joining incentive for a limited time*!

*We have just added a 45p (per mile) mileage rate for travel over 10 miles to our site*!

At Balhousie Care Group we call our staff Everyday Heroes – and with good reason. They’re making a difference to our residents every single day. They’re also carving out careers for life.

As Scotland’s largest private care provider, with 25 homes, over 900 residents and 1500 staff; Balhousie is one of the country’s leading providers of elderly and specialist care. As well as award-winning care home teams throughout Scotland, we boast a stunning HQ and highly skilled support staff.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our award winning business, based at our stunning Balhousie Alastrean House site in Tarland, near Aboyne.

We have shortened shift options on offer, working 2pm-8pm, with as many or few shifts as suit available. There are bank contracts available too.

Balhousie Care Group’s core values are integral to how we operate, and that starts with recruitment. So before you apply, ask yourself:

Are you someone who is seen as a TRUSTED colleague?

Do you always ensure you are RESPONSIVE to the needs of others?

Do you have the potential to be an INSPIRING influence to colleagues and residents alike?

Are you keen to work within Care and PASSIONATE about making a difference to the lives of others?

The Role

To assist in the provision of care and work as part of a team to achieve required standards. To ensure Residents retain their dignity and individuality. To be involved in the general activities of the Care Home / Unit.

Click the link and watch our short informative video detailing what the role entails: https://youtu.be/TCQocpkpAC8

Duties Include

  • Ensure Residents’ individual needs are met through effective care planning and review. Using our new Samsung devices with PCS (Person Centred Software) to electronically record completed tasks etc.
  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting Residents, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, and all other aspects of daily living.
  • Assist in framework of social activities by interacting with Residents and helping them continue with hobbies and activities in the Care Home
  • Carry out regular checks on Residents at intervals determined by senior Staff Members.
  • Provide care and support as identified in care reviews and care and support plans, as directed by senior Staff Members

Skills, Abilities and Experience

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to communicate effectively with Residents, colleagues, Managers and others
  • A commitment to a service which provides support to vulnerable individuals, and which is respectful and according to the individual’s wishes
  • Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Programmes
  • Satisfactory Police Check and check against the PVG List
  • Experience of working in a care/support setting (highly desirable)
  • The site is rural and as such it is highly desirable that you have your own transport

We offer permanent, secure roles with scope to develop and progress within the organisation. Salaries are very competitive and we have an excellent range of staff benefits including shopping and holiday discounts, free health and legal advice, and access to free counselling services.

Join us now in a career that makes a difference.

*terms apply

Job Information

Job Reference: 1589_1634206008
Salary From: £10.45
Salary To: £10.45
Job Industries: Social Care
Job Locations: Tarland, Aberdeenshire
Job Types: Permanent

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