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Location: Interim Care at Home , Aberdeen
Status: Permanent, Full Time, 37 Hours Per Week
Throughout Aberdeen city you will lead, manage and supervise a high standard of person centred care and support for service users in a range of accommodation settings, including their own homes. You will lead and develop a team and service to promote good outcomes for service users and their carers.
Qualification required by SSSC or ability and willingness to work towards as role required
SVQ Level 4 management qualification or equivalent as role required or ability and willingness to work towards as role required
PDA in supervision or willingness to work towards as role required
Registration with relevant professional body
The ability to promote dignity, respect, choice, independent living and work in an anti-discriminatory way
The ability to assess, plan and review and maintain and develop clear and accurate recordsincluding risk assessments and support plans
The ability to communicate effectively and work in partnership with service users, staff,carers, families and internal/external professionals to achieve improved outcomes for service users
An ability to lead and motivate a team, providing supervision, guidance and support to teammembers
The ability to work autonomously and be accountable, while at the same time recognisingwhen matters need to be referred to a more senior manager
The ability to work accurately with detailed information
The ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines
A flexible and creative approach in order to manage resources effectively
The ability to effectively use a range of IT packages including the use of Microsoft Office
The ability to challenge and improve practice
The ability to promote the safe moving and handling of both people and objects
Please see Job Profile for further details.
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