Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £17,320.00 - £18,940.00 gross per year
  • Paisley


This post is internal and open to Renfrewshire Council Residential Care Home Staff only. Based at Montrose Care Home, Heriot Avenue, Paisley. Working as part of a team, you will be responsible for the delivery of care to older adults, consistent with Social Work policies and procedures. This will involve assisting residents in all aspects of personal, health and social care in a way which respects their dignity as individuals and promotes their maximum independence. You must have previous experience of working with older people and understand their needs; have effective verbal and written communicate skills, literacy skills; show a professional and courteous manner to residents, relatives, carers, health professionals and other agencies; undertake keyworker responsibilities and be able to work on your own initiative, be flexible and adaptable with the capacity to learn. You will be fully supported by senior staff in achieving a high standard of work given the opportunities and training to develop your knowledge and skills. You will be responsible for supporting Social Care Assistants in their role. It is essential that you hold or have the capacity to achieve an SVQ Level 3 in Care or equivalent. You must be able to work shifts, including weekends, on a rota basis. You are required to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council or achieve registration within 6 months of taking up employment. If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit Post hours are 27 hours 45 minutes per week and the annual salary for working this is £17,320 - £18,940 plus 1/3rd nightshift enhancement. Closing date - Monday 22 July 2019

  • social work