Bon Accord Care is recruiting experienced Support Workers and Supervisors aligned to our teams within Very Sheltered Housing and Care at Home Services across Aberdeen City (Full and Part time contracted posts).
Working as part of a team, you will be committed to providing high-quality care, whilst meeting the individual needs of people within their own homes. Our support team are instrumental in enabling people in the community to live as independently as possible and we pride ourselves on making a positive impact on their health and wellbeing.
Bon Accord Care provides opportunities to grow your career in care, with our own dedicated Learning Hub, our accreditation as an SQA accredited provider and support to gain SVQ qualifications in Health and Social Care while you work. We also offer regular opportunities for career development and progression within the company.
Opportunities are currently available, predominantly working within the following areas Aberdeen:
Working with Bon Accord Care will give you a secure future that supports you throughout every part of your life. We’ve a great career structure with lots of opportunities for progression. Offering permanent, contract and relief positions, we provide a flexible approach to work which ensures that we will have a job that works for you.
For our permanent and contract positions, we have:
We have a dedicated Learning & Development facility based at our Learning Hub, where the team provides access to all the comprehensive training required for a role within Bon Accord Care, free of charge, through the use of our large range of eLearning courses and face-to-face training with our learning facilitators.
Many of the training courses are accredited, such as: REHIS Emergency First Aid at Work, REHIS Food Hygiene (Elementary & Intermediate Levels) & Highfield Level 3 Award in H&S in the Workplace.
The qualifications we can offer are not solely based on progression in a social care career: we provide tailor-made learning pathways for all the other professions we employ too. Cooks, administrators, service supervisors and managers can all benefit from access to nationally recognised qualifications through working for Bon Accord Care.
Learning and Development can also offer access to external courses, as well as provide funding for this to further your career development and progression. This includes studying for an SQA or SVQ award, with a mentor to assist you through your learning journey and help you to achieve your qualification.
Bon Accord Care are a Young Person's Guarantee signatory, meaning that Developing Young Workforce (a strategy from the Scottish Government) recognise the quality of our Young People’s programme, which offers foundation and modern apprenticeships for young people. A high level of support is provided to help them adapt to the world of work.
At Bon Accord Care, we actively encourage all of our staff who are keen to progress to make full use of the brilliant training opportunities that we offer.
A Variety of Services and Locations
From working in a care home, to helping someone in their own home; we have a variety of services to work in across the city, meaning that the type of service you work in as well as the area you work will be somewhere that suits you.
Flexibility and Rate of Pay
We have a selection of different shift patterns available in all of our services, meaning that you can fit your role with Bon Accord Care around other commitments in your day-to-day life.
We offer a competitive rate of pay, as well as enhanced rates for night shifts and weekend work.
If you are enthusiastic, motivated and caring, and want to make a valuable difference to care provision in Aberdeen, please get in touch or visit My Job Scotland at https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/councils/aberdeen-city-council/jobs/support-worker-care-home-bon-accord-care-291010 to apply.
A number of other exciting opportunities are also available within Bon Accord Care at https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/councils/aberdeen-city-council/jobs?keywords=bon%20accord&page=1
Throughout Aberdeen city you will provide a high standard of person centred care and support for service users in a range of accommodation settings, including their own homes. You will work as part of a team to support carers and to enable service users to maintain and develop their potential and contribute to their social, physical and mental wellbeing.
The post holder will be expected to:
The post holder will be expected to undertake a range of tasks as appropriate to the role and responsibilities. These may include all or some of the following but are not restricted to:
Moving and Handling
The post holder needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding or experience of:
The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
The ability to provide personal care to a range of people with support needs
The post holder is expected to display the following behaviours:
Quality - Ensure that the services offered are the best they can
Integrity - Respect the dignity and diversity of all of our customers and staff and always uphold people’s rights.
Service- - Communicate with and listen to our customers in order to deliver the highest standard of care
Pride - Demonstrate pride when working for Bon Accord Care
Value - Ensure services delivered give value for money and work
Innovation - Be open to new ideas and at the forefront of innovation in delivering care and enablement services.
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
Qualification required by SSSC
Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record (PVG) or willing to become a scheme member
To have registered or undertaken registration with the SSSC where applicable
Full current UK Driving Licence (Responder service posts only)
The post holder may be expected to:
The post holder must have undertaken or be committed to undertaking the following mandatory training within a specified period: