- Location: Spynie Hospital Duffus Road Elgin Moray, IV30 5PW
- Salary: £18,220.00 - £19,605.00 per year
- Contract Type: Temporary
- Position Type: Full Time & Part Time
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A new 17 bed unit to support individuals after they are discharged from hospital is being opened in Elgin.
Duffus Wing is aimed at supporting people who require step-down residential care and support to enable them to regain independent living skills.
The facility will be staffed around the clock and we are recruiting care workers for a variety of shifts including early, late, waking nights and weekends.
Working as a member of the Duffus Wing team in an Older People’s Residential Care Home to provide support including personal care and domestic service. Support will be delivered in accordance with an agreed service plan based on a person centred/rehabilitation approach. The aim of the post is to support frail elderly, physically disabled and vulnerable people in the care home
To support service users to accomplish those tasks relating to their independence and maintenance of personal care, physical health and mobility within the care home. To assist service users to maintain good standards of nutrition To work as a member of the Duffus Wing team maintaining contact with others and attending meetings and training as required To maintain the Health and Safety of yourself and others whilst providing support
Awareness of social, emotional and physical needs of frail, disabled and vulnerable people Good standard of literacy in order to record information accurately Ability to work unsupervised and use own initiative Ability to be flexible in relation to working hours Active listening and verbal communication skills for effective interaction with service users and staff at all levels Positive attitude and ability to respect needs of service users You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car. Good verbal communicational skills Appreciation, acceptance of and a commitment to the importance of confidentiality Must be physically able to undertake a range of movements when carrying our personal care and domestic tasks. Must be able to handle equipment/people in accordance with moving and handling regulations Flexibility to meet the needs and demands of the service Temporary for 3 to 6 months Closing Date: 3 April 2020 Salary: £18,220 £9.47 per hour Various hours - Full Time, Part Time and Relief contracts available For further information contact Aimee Borzoni 01343 567107