Modern Apprenticeship | 6 Positions available

Health and Social Care Assistant

Perth and Kinross Council


Health and Social Care Assistant

Perth and Kinross Council

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£8,765 to £10,511 per year PERTH Full-time (36 Hours) Perth and Kinross Council 06/12/2020 SCQF Level 6
This employer is part of the Disability Confident scheme. This means if you identify yourself as disabled, and meet the minimum criteria for this job, you should be offered an interview.

Job overview

You will provide practical support, personal care and assistance by carrying out their day to day duties. Work is undertaken following established procedures however, there is an element of flexibility according to client/service user needs. A genuine interest in the health and wellbeing of adults and communities is essential.

You will be required to work within a multidisciplinary team. and work closely with service users, carers and partner agencies.

You will be required to undertake a Level 2 Health and Social Care Modern Apprenticeship.

What will I learn?

Knowledge and commitment to deliver and improve service provision by keeping up to date with relevant legislation, processes and procedures, ensuring high standards are maintained
Communicate effectively with clients/service users and respond in a respectful and caring manner with internal agencies to ensure a quality care provision
Ability to contribute to the work of the team/service through active participation
Ability to understand and have an awareness of the wellbeing and individual needs of clients/service users
Ability to identify and manage potential risks to self and others by applying existing guidelines, seeking advice when required
Ability to observe, record and share client /service users changing needs, ensuring information is up to date
Knowledge and understanding in the use and care of specialist equipment
Digital skills to operate and maintain relevant systems and equipment necessary for completing assigned tasks
Ability to co-operate and comply with the Council's health and safety policy and arrangements
Ability to co-operate and comply with the Council's civil contingencies policy and follow emergency plans
Committed to delivering high quality services in accordance with PKC Customer Service Standards
Demonstrate confidentiality and integrity of all Council information
Committed to promoting positive values and anti-discriminatory, nonjudgmental practice and treat colleagues and customers with dignity and respect in line with the Employee Code of Conduct and SSSC Codes of Conduct

What qualification or qualities are required?

You will progress a Level 2 Modern Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care, achieving this within the agreed timeframe

You are required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of commencing employment and responsible for maintaining annual membership.

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