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Kingswells Care Home Kingswood Drive Kingswells Aberdeen, AB15 8TB
£33,978.88 - £38,388.48 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
32 hours per week

Job Description

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Location:  Kingswells Care Home

Duration:  Permanent, Part Time - 32 hours per week


Job Purpose:

Throughout Aberdeen city you will lead, manage and supervise a high standard of person centred care and support for service users in a range of accommodation settings, including their own homes. You will lead and develop a team and service to promote good outcomes for service users and their carers


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Qualification required by SSSC or ability and willingness to work towards as role required

SVQ Level 4 management qualification or equivalent as role required

PDA in supervision or willingness to work towards as role required

Registration with relevant professional body

PVG registration


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

The ability to promote dignity, respect, choice, independent living and work in an anti-discriminatory way

The ability to assess, plan and review and maintain and develop clear and accurate records including risk assessments and support plans

The ability to communicate effectively and work in partnership with service users, staff, 
carers, families and internal/external professionals to achieve improved outcomes for 
service users

An ability to lead and motivate a team, providing supervision, guidance and support to team members

The ability to work autonomously and be accountable, while at the same time recognising when matters need to be referred to a more senior manager

The ability to work accurately with detailed information 

The ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines 

A flexible and creative approach in order to manage resources effectively

The ability to effectively use a range of IT packages including the use of Microsoft Office

The ability to challenge and improve practice

The ability to promote the safe moving and handling of both people and objects


The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details

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