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Relief Care Worker Services To Older People

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Job Type: 
Relief
Job Status: 
Permanent
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Salary (Lowest Value): 
Salary (Highest Value): 
Salary Description: 
<p>Per hour</p>
Responsible to: 
Unit Manager
Main Function: 

The general task required of Relief Care Worker shall be as follows, but variance in emphasis may occur in particular establishments.

To work within a multi disciplinary team to meet the need of the service user.

Main Duties: 

1. Assist service users with personal and intimate care.

2. Assist service users to access and use any aids and personal equipment that is required.

3. Liaise with other appropriate health professionals at times of service users illness or/at the end of life.

4. Assist in the promotion of mental and physical activity of service users as detailed in individual care plans.

5. Ensure that service users physical environment is maintained to a high standard.

6. Ensure that service users clothing and effects are personalised and maintained to a high standard.

7. Assist with monitoring and reviewing service users nutritional needs in line with the care plan.

8. Answer emergency bells, the door and telephone, and greet visitors in a professional manner.

9. Be responsible for reading and writing reports in line with CrossReach’s Policy and Procedures and SSSC codes of conduct.

10. Have respect for all aspects of Christian worship.

11. Facilitate service users to attend Christian worship (or worship of choice).

Skills and Abilities: 

The postholder must possess basic computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office and the internet for completing mandatory e-learning courses.

Qualifications: 

Ideally you will possess an SVQ 3 in Social Care.  If you do not you will be expected to achieve an SVQ 3 in a specified period of time.

Personal: 

As we do our work in Christ’s name you must be respectful of our Christian Ethos and be able to work within it.

This post requires you to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and undertake the necessary vetting checks.

This post requires you to be registered with SSSC and it is your professional responsibility to ensure that you meet the standards & criteria for registration.

Christian Commitment: 
Tick this box if this post does NOT have a Genuine Occupational Requirement

Care Worker - Services To Older People

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Job Type: 
Part Time
Job Status: 
Permanent
Hours Per Week: 
35.00
Additional information on hours: 
32 hour and 18 hour posts also avaiable
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Salary (Lowest Value): 
Salary (Highest Value): 
Salary Description: 
<p>Salary is pro rata of 38.5 hours per week. A salary qualification bar applies.</p>
Responsible to: 
Unit Manager
Main Function: 

The general task required of Care Worker shall be as follows, but variance in emphasis may occur in particular establishments.

To work within a multi disciplinary team to meet the need of the service user.

Main Duties: 

1. To act as a key worker for designated service users. Compile, monitor and review care plans in consultation with relevant stakeholders.

2. Assist service users with personal and intimate care.

3. Assist service users to access and use any aids and personal equipment that is required.

4. Liaise with other appropriate health professionals at times of service users illness or/at the end of life.

5. Assist in the promotion of mental and physical activity of service users as detailed in individual care plans.

6. Ensure that service users physical environment is maintained to a high standard.

7. Ensure that service users clothing and effects are personalised and maintained to a high standard.

8. Assist with monitoring and reviewing service users nutritional needs in line with the care plan.

9. Answer emergency bells, the door and telephone, and greet visitors in a professional manner.

10. Be responsible for reading and writing reports in line with CrossReach’s Policy and Procedures and SSSC codes of conduct.

11. Participate in staff and service users meetings as required.

12. Work on a rota basis involving weekend and evening work.

13. Comply with all Health and Safety requirements in line with current Policies including risk assessments.

14. Undertake any training deemed necessary to fulfil the requirements of the role.

15. Comply with CrossReach financial procedures.

16. Have respect for all aspects of Christian worship.

17. Facilitate service users to attend Christian worship (or worship of choice).

Skills and Abilities: 

The post holder must possess basic computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office and the internet.

Qualifications: 

Ideally you will possess an SVQ 111 in Social Care.

If you do not you will be expected to achieve an SVQ 111 in a specified period of time

Personal: 

As we do our work in Christ’s name you must be respectful of our Christian Ethos and be able to work within it.

This post requires you to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and undertake the necessary vetting checks.

This post requires you to be registered with SSSC and it is your professional responsibility to ensure that you meet the standards & criteria for registration.

Christian Commitment: 
Christian commitment is required
Additional Information: 

3 Care Worker posts available

Care Worker - Services To Older People

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Job Type: 
Part Time
Job Status: 
Permanent
Hours Per Week: 
30.00
Additional information on hours: 
5 shifts per week over 3 week rota.
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Salary (Lowest Value): 
Salary (Highest Value): 
Salary Description: 
<p>Salary is pro rata of 38.5 hours per week. Salary qualification bar applies.</p>
Responsible to: 
Unit Manager
Main Function: 

The general task required of Care Worker shall be as follows, but variance in emphasis may occur in particular establishments.

To work within a multi disciplinary team to meet the need of the service user.

Main Duties: 

1. To act as a key worker for designated service users. Compile, monitor and review care plans in consultation with relevant stakeholders.

2. Assist service users with personal and intimate care.

3. Assist service users to access and use any aids and personal equipment that is required.

4. Liaise with other appropriate health professionals at times of service users illness or/at the end of life.

5. Assist in the promotion of mental and physical activity of service users as detailed in individual care plans.

6. Ensure that service users physical environment is maintained to a high standard.

7. Ensure that service users clothing and effects are personalised and maintained to a high standard.

8. Assist with monitoring and reviewing service users nutritional needs in line with the care plan.

9. Answer emergency bells, the door and telephone, and greet visitors in a professional manner.

10. Be responsible for reading and writing reports in line with CrossReach’s Policy and Procedures and SSSC codes of conduct.

11. Participate in staff and service users meetings as required.

12. Work on a rota basis involving weekend and evening work.

13. Comply with all Health and Safety requirements in line with current Policies including risk assessments.

14. Undertake any training deemed necessary to fulfil the requirements of the role.

15. Comply with CrossReach financial procedures.

16. Have respect for all aspects of Christian worship.

17. Facilitate service users to attend Christian worship (or worship of choice).

Skills and Abilities: 

The post holder must possess basic computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office and the internet.

Qualifications: 

Ideally you will possess an SVQ 111 in Social Care.

If you do not you will be expected to achieve an SVQ 111 in a specified period of time

Personal: 

As we do our work in Christ’s name you must be respectful of our Christian Ethos and be able to work within it.

This post requires you to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and undertake the necessary vetting checks.

This post requires you to be registered with SSSC and it is your professional responsibility to ensure that you meet the standards & criteria for registration.

Christian Commitment: 
Christian commitment is required
Additional Information: 

6 hour shifts early shift is from 7am-1pm and back shift is 3-9.30pm.

Make the Beanie Hat

Make the Beanie Hat

What you will need:

  • Size 5.5 needles
  • 1 ball of fairly chunky wool

Creating the hat:

Make the Snow Scene Light

How to make your own Snow Scene Light

Time to create: 25 minutes

Things you will need

  • A glass bottle, cleaned with the labels removed
  • Gold spray paint
  • White acrylic paint
  • Silver paint
  • A thin paintbrush
  • Silver glitter

Craftathon ideas, patterns and tips

 

New information is added every week so please keep checking back with us!

Snow Scene Light

 

Beanie hat

 

Twiddle Muff

 

Children’s Worker Sunflower Garden, Simpson House

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Job Type: 
Part Time
Job Status: 
Temporary
Job Status Details: 
Fixed Term until December 2018
Hours Per Week: 
7.50
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Salary (Lowest Value): 
Salary (Highest Value): 
Salary Description: 
<p>Pro rata</p>
Responsible to: 
Service Leader
Main Function: 

• To work as part of a team offering a free comprehensive and confidential service to children affected by alcohol use in their families.
 
• To work with colleagues to constantly increase the effectiveness and quality of the service delivered.

Main Duties: 

GENERAL
 
• Deliver therapeutic group-work for children aged 5-16 years affected by alcohol use in their family. 
• To hold liaison role responsibility for an agreed number of families. 
• To work in partnership with parents/carers, grandparents and the wider family where appropriate. 
• To liaise with other voluntary and statutory workers in the area of substance use and children and families work. 
• Apply sound knowledge of a range of therapeutic interventions with children including using counselling skills,creative and play-work approaches in a group-work setting.
• To innovate and be willing to adopt new approaches in working with children and their families. 
• Apply an understanding of parental substance use and how this can affect children. 
• Maintain an interest in the latest literature regarding children affected by drug and alcohol use in their families and related issues. 
• To complete all necessary and required paperwork and case notes. 
• To adopt, review revise and implement policies, procedures and quality standards as necessary. 
• To assist in the future planning and development of the service. 
• To display qualities of empathy, sensitivity and professional standards. 
• To undertake relevant training courses and show a commitment to continuing professional development. 
• To provide training and talks to others as required. 
• Assist in the day-today running of the service. 
• To undertake other duties as required by the Service Leader. 
• Have respect for all aspects of Christian worship.

Skills and Abilities: 

Essential:
• Two years’ experience in children’s, family work and/or substance misuse field. 
• To be aware of the needs of children affected by alcohol use in their families. 
• A strong ability to engage and form trusting relationships with children and their families. 
• Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team. 
• Commitment to continuing professional development. 
 
Desirable:
• Previous experience of working in the Social Work, Health, Education or voluntary sector. 
• Knowledge of this service area. 
• Knowledge of theories of childhood development. 
• Knowledge of the effects of social exclusion on children affected by alcohol misuse. 
• A strong ability to work alongside other professionals from different settings. 
• An extensive knowledge and understanding of Child Protection and an ability to respond to the needs of the child. 
• Knowledge and understanding of the law relating to children.

Qualifications: 

Essential:
 
• Qualification in Children’s Work to Diploma/Degree level or  in Social Work. Health, Education, Art Therapy, and/or Counselling. 
 
Desirable: 
 
• Training in Child Protection; Therapeutic work with children.

Personal: 

As we do our work in Christ’s name you must be respectful of our Christian Ethos and be able to work within it.

You are required to be a member of the PVG scheme if not you will be required to join before commencing employment.

Christian Commitment: 
Tick this box if this post does NOT have a Genuine Occupational Requirement

Morlich House - Scottish Care Care Home Service of The Year Finalist

Scottish Care’s Annual Care Home Awards is an opportunity to recognise the tremendous work undertaken by organisations and staff who work in residential care and nursing home services.  It provides the opportunity to highlight the skills, dedication and abilities of individuals and establishments that are dedicated in supporting people to live life to their fullest potential.

Senior Care Worker

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Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Status: 
Permanent
Hours Per Week: 
38.50
Additional information on hours: 
involves working evenings and weekends
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Salary (Lowest Value): 
Salary (Highest Value): 
Responsible to: 
Unit Manager
Main Function: 

The Senior Care Worker will, through responsible Christian leadership, operate as a senior member of staff within the service responsible for the overall support of service users and the efficient management of his/her own working team. In addition, he/she will be required to contribute to achieving the highest professional standards of social care practice and for ensuring that quality standards are met.

Main Duties: 

1.To be responsible for the assessment, planning, co-ordination and development of service provision to service users.

2. Promote equality for all individuals.

3. To act as a key worker for designated service users. Compile, monitor and review care plans in consultation with relevant stakeholders.

4. To create a culture of open communication based on trust.

5. To assist in the recruitment and selection of staff as required.

6. To be responsible for the direct supervision of staff.

7. To ensure that CrossReach’s HR & OD policies are implemented and understood by all staff within the team.

8. To undertake or facilitate the assessment of staff for SVQs and/or the supervision of students from local colleges or schools.

9. To be responsible for the planning and allocation of work carried out by staff.

10. To assist with the identification of staff training needs.

11. To assist in service based induction training, ongoing training within the unit and be accountable to the unit manager for the training and development of team members.

12. To participate in staff meetings.

13. To assist the Service Manager/Deputy in the promotion of services and to maintain close working relationships, as required, with all relevant professionals involved in the support of clients, maintaining effective communication and co-operation with relatives and friends of clients.

14. To provide management cover in the absence of the service manager/deputy e.g. ensure that there is adequate and appropriate staffing compliment.

15. To undertake responsibilities in relation to Health & Safety as delegated by the Unit Manager.

16. Implement Safeguarding Policy and Procedures.

17. Contribute to the management of Stress and Distress behaviour.

18. Promote communication with service users.

19. To provide support to service users consistent with the aims and objectives of the service.

20. To ensure that a safe, secure and supportive environment is created for individuals.

21. Contribute to the health, safety and security of individuals and their environment.

22. Promote the wellbeing of all service users within a professional Christian framework in a sensitive caring manner affording them dignity and respect.

23. Contribute to person centred planning and ensuring they are kept up to date.

24. Liaise with professional/other organisations with and/or on behalf of service users the support service and CrossReach.

25. Preparation and auditing of Care Plans.

26. Be involved in service audit processes as delegated by senior management.

27. To be responsible for particular specific duties as directed by the manager/deputy.

28. The senior care worker may be required to undertake occasional “sleep-in” duties.

29. Reflect Christian love from own Christian experience.

30. Uphold and reflect behaviours consistent with the Christian Faith and the CrossReach values.

31. Lead daily Christian worship in accordance with CrossReach daily guidelines.

32. Provide Christian support to service users & staff if requested.

33. Open staff meetings and changeovers with set prayer and bible reading.

34. Explain the Christian faith to those who ask.

 

FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

To assist the manager as required in the preparation, management and monitoring of the annual operating budget.

To ensure that client’s records are maintained in line with CrossReach’s financial policy.

Contribute to the maintenance of systems to gather, record and store information/data.

ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN QUALITY STANDARDS

To assist the manager and deputy in the formulation of long and short term plans.

Work as a member of the management team to ensure that priorities outlined therein are met.

Assist the manager and deputy in evaluating unit aims and objectives.

Skills and Abilities: 

Experience in the caring sector is essential.

The postholder must possess basic computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office and the internet.

Qualifications: 

An HNC in Social Care or SVQ 3 is essential.

Ability to complete PDA supervision, PDA medication, SQV 4 and workplace assessors’ award.

Personal: 

You are required to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian Ethos. (This is a requirement under the Equality Act 2010.)

This post requires you to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and undertake the necessary vetting checks.

This post is subject to SSSC registration.

Christian Commitment: 
Christian commitment is required
Additional Information: 

Applicants must hold SVQ L3 in Health and Social Care

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