Role: Carers Support Worker (Day Club)
Salary: £13,923 per annum
(Full-time equivalent would be £16,244 per annum)
Job Type: Part-time - 30 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 28th May 2018
Interview Date: Week commencing 4th June 2018
Location: The Gateway, Perth, PH1 5PP
PKAVS Carers Hub has an exciting opportunity for a Day Club Carers Support Worker to join the team. The successful candidate will have a flexible approach and the ability to work as part of the day services team. They will play a key role in the delivery and development of the day club services going forward. They should be able to help develop a supportive environment so that the service users’ needs are being met and their visit is a worthwhile and positive experience.
You will deal with referrals from carers, professionals and others. You will assess those referred to the service and work closely with carer and the cared for to ensure that a positive impact is made for everyone concerned. Ideally, you should be educated to SVQ Level 3 in Social Care and have an awareness of legislation in respect of care provision and carers’ rights. Experience of working within a day care setting would be preferable but is not essential. A current driving licence is required as driving a mini bus is an essential part of this post. Ideally you will already hold a MIDAS certificate and if not be willing to obtain this within 6 months (PKAVS will support you with this).
You will be highly motivated and confident in building strong internal and external relationships. You will be able to proactively work both independently and as part of a team. Should you require more information about this post, please contact Linda McGougan, Day Services Team Leader, PKAVS on 01738 567076.
Please find the job description, advert, and an application below. Please note CVs will not be accepted. Offers will be made subject to satisfactory references, PVG check, and eligibility to work in the UK.