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Dundee City Council Various Locations in Dundee, DD1 1NL
£13.26 per year
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Job Description

Based in the Social Care Response Service team, you will work on a casual basis, when work is available you will be contacted. There is no obligation on Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership to offer you work, nor are you obliged to accept work. If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Lisa Bowring on 01382 307521 or email


You will have an SVQ2 or willing to undertake SVQ2 assessment to achieve award.


You will assist in providing a 24-hour response service for vulnerable older people, people with physical disabilities, people with mental illness or people with learning disabilities, whose independence in the community is supported by an alarm call system. To provide a locally based mobile service to Sheltered Housing tenants when full-time Wardens are off duty. Shift work, weekend working and night duty will be required.

The Individual

You will have past and present caring experience to a high standard in life or work, good written/oral communication skills, the ability to work as a team member, work alone and use own initiative. You will have assessment skills and be able to understand and meet the needs of people living in the community. Requirement for further training and flexibility is essential as you must be able to work various shift patterns, including evenings, weekends and nights. You will have a full current driving licence. You will be able to register with SSSC within specified timescale. This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council.
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  • Scottish Living Wage