Care Worker - Services To Older People

Posted 21 February by Crossreach Featured

Applicants must be in sympathy with our Christian ethos and values, but are not required to share our faith.


1 Dee Street
AB31 5XH


From £17137.00 to £18018.00

Salary is pro rata of 38.5 hours per week. A salary qualification bar applies.

Job Type

Part Time

Job Status


Hours per week

30.00 hours
24-30 hours per week

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).


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.

Skills and Abilities

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


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

Reference: 34522278

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