by Perth & Kinross Council

Driver / Handyperson, Aberfeldy

Source: Talent GB

Job Description

Driver/Handyperson, Aberfeldy PKC07876£15,939 - £17,127 (30 hours/week)Dalweem Residential Home, Taybridge Road, Aberfeldy PH15 2BHA fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Driver/Handyperson to come and join our team. Dalweem is a warm 16 bedded care home for the elderly set in the beautiful countryside of Aberfeldy, if you think that you would like to join our team and support us in providing a safe environment for residents we would like to hear from you.You would benefit the role if you have a healthy and positive attitude to teamwork and the ability to work using your own initiative. You will be ideal for this role if you are willing and have the ability to undertake the following as detailed below:- Knowledge/understanding of current Health & Safety legislation, including COSHH, IOSH, Fire Warden, and Risk Assessments.- Be willing to undertake appropriate training related to the above Health & Safety requirements.- Handling & Moving particularly related to manual handling.- Have a Full Driving licence with D1, Midas Certificate or willingness to undertake appropriate training such as minibus evacuation training.- Induction process and ability to support staff with general Health and Safety and Fire Safety Inductions.- Ability to carry out inspections of equipment and undertake stocktaking/inventory as required. This would include the requirement and opportunity to undertake basic maintenance work within the care home and its grounds (and other units as required).

The Individual

Ability to communicate with Service Users/Carers and other Health Professionals. An understanding of basic household and Garden maintenance and a knowledge of who to contact for further support. Be able to meet the demands of the role and attend on a regular basis. Understanding of the needs of older people who are vulnerable or at risk. Be able to work as part of a team as well as being capable of working on their own and using their own initiative. Be approachable and flexible to the needs of the home. For further information please contact Shona Shaw, Unit Co-Ordinator 01887 822488.When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

3 days ago



Orkney, Scotland

by Perth & Kinross Council

Full Time

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