Support Worker, Dundee Care at Home (Various contracts) BtB Dundee

Support Workers

Care at Home Services, Dundee

Various Contracts Available

£10.50 per hour (£10.90 if SVQ2 Qualified)

 

Are you someone…

  • Who is interested in pursuing a rewarding career in social care?
  • Who can support independent living in your community?
  • Who can deliver our vision of helping people live their lives to the full?

 

If yes, then this is your opportunity to join one of Scotland’s leading and most innovative care providers as a Support Worker, working across our Care at Home Service across Dundee.

Blackwood provides high-quality, innovative care for the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions such as dementia and multiple sclerosis.  We deliver a wide variety of assistance such as personal hygiene, dressing, medication prompts and light household chores.

We are offering both part time and full time contracts as well as relief contracts to work across our Care at Home Service across Dundee.  Blackwood look for enthusiastic, motivated and flexible individuals who can deliver care to our customers in line with their personal support plans. You will also have the exciting opportunity to engage with our award-winning digital care system, CleverCogs™.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • A passion for delivering high quality care
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and IT skills
  • An ability to work independently in the community and as part of a team
  • A relevant qualification (SVQ2), this is not essential as training will be given
  • Flexibility to work on a rota basis, including early mornings, evenings and weekends.

Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive induction and personal development opportunities
  • Fully funded SVQ training on completion of probationary period
  • Travel expenses and paid travel time between customer visits
  • Company sick pay scheme on completion of probationary period
  • 34 days’ holiday per annum, pro rata for part-time hours
  • Company pension scheme and Death in Service Benefit
  • Payment of PVG and SSSC registration

All successful candidates will be required to become a PVG scheme member as well as register with the SSSC.

 

 

Covid-19 measures

 

The wellbeing of our teams is paramount to us and we continue to support our teams by following all government guidelines and advice from health and regulatory bodies. We have designed specialised training to ensure our teams feel safe and confident which includes Covid-19 e-Learning module for all employees, PPE & Infection Control resources and Infection Control eLearning for all our people who work within our care services.

 

We ask that all applicants read the Job Pack Support Worker I BtB Dundee I Job Pack.pdf [pdf] 1MB . Blackwood are committed to diversity and inclusion and as an accredited Disability Confident Employer, we will interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the post. 

 

Interviews are likely to take place online due to current social distancing guidelines; arrangements will be confirmed with shortlisted candidates.

 

Note to interested applicants

 

In accordance with the new immigration rules, employers must hold a licence of sponsorship to recruit all overseas candidates who do not have the right to work in the UK. It is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.