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Posts we have are:

  • Sessional relief Social Care officers – as and when required 0 hour contracts
  • Social Care Officers – full time and part time vacancies available

Should you wish to apply for any posts then simply download the relevant job description and application form and either complete on line and email to jobs@avenuecareservices.co.uk or post to: Avenue Care Services, Unit A, Glenruthven Mill, Abbey Road, Auchterarder, PH3 1DP

About You

You’re a compassionate, can-do person with a desire to help others. You’re good at using your initiative, working as part of team and working well under pressure. You are able to think on your feet, prioritise your own workload and keep accurate records.

To you, it’s more than just a job. It’s a role where you happily go the extra mile to make a real difference to the lives of older, less abled people. In return, you’ll get support and quality training from Avenue Care Services, a leading care in the home provider.


About the Role

Avenue Care Services was set up to help bring a contented smile to everyone we care for, and to set the standard and enhance the values of care in our communities.

Our clients are at the heart of everything we do. As part of our friendly team you’ll assist our clients with their needs. The care we provide enables people to be able to continue to live in their own homes. You will assist our clients with all aspects of personal care, including:

  • Washing, bathing or showering
  • Assistance with dressing
  • Getting in/out of bed and general mobility
  • Continence/toileting care
  • Catheter and colostomy care
  • Personal and hygiene care including dental care and assistance with shaving
  • Optical care
  • Prompting with medication
  • Prosthesis care
  • Moving and handling using specialist equipment
  • Assistance with feeding

Previous experience in care is not necessary, as full training will be given.
You will also receive uniforms and a rucksack with all necessities for the job, as well as:

  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Up to 28 days’ annual leave
  • We also pay for your PVG upfront and recover this cost from your first wage

Salary ranges are dependent on qualifications

  • Unqualified - £8.25 - £9.00 dependent on location
  • Qualified - £9.25 - £10 dependent on location

We currently have vacancies throughout Perthshire, Kinross, Fife, Dundee and Edinburgh.

Training

We offer a paid 3 day induction for all staff starting with Avenue Care Services.

We will provide 2 uniforms and all equipment required to carry out the role, including:

  • Rucksack
  • Torch
  • Thermometer
  • Gloves
  • Aprons etc.

All posts are subject to satisfactory probation periods and a clear PVG. We do pay for the cost of a PVG, however we will recoup the cost of this from your first salary.

All staff are required to hold a current valid driving licence.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

 
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