Purpose of the role: 

To assist in the provision of care and work as part of a team to achieve required standards. To ensure Residents retain their dignity and individuality.  To be involved in the general activities of the Care Home / Unit.

Your role in the Balhousie team: 

Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting Residents, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, and all other aspects of daily living. Assist Residents in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional and spiritual). Provide attention when needed, whilst ensuring Residents retain their comfort and dignity.          Pay particular attention to assisting Residents who have limited mobility, or physical / learning difficulties, making the best use of aids provided.

Assist in the delivery of care for Residents who are dying or who have a progressive illness.  Observe care planning needs for Residents and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures. 

Make Visitors feel welcome.  Provide refreshments/assistance as and when required.

Essential Qualities and Skills: 


  • Genuine interest in working within a caring environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Team player
  • Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Programmes
  • Satisfactory Police Check and check against the PVG List

Desired Qualities and Skills: 

  • Relevant Vocational Qualification (achieved / working towards)
  • Experience of working with the relevant Resident group

Closing Date

Closing date for applications: 
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