Richmondshire District Council


Criteria will be assessed via the submitted application form (A), and an interview (I).

Criteria Essential Desirable






1. Experience of using a computer to send/receive email and
update files. (A, I) 

a. Working in a care
related environment.




Personal aptitudes
and skills

2. The ability to keep confidential information. (A, I)

3. Must be numerate and literate. (A, I)

4. Must be able to communicate effectively on a one-to-one basis
and with a group of people. (I)

5. Able to accurately record details of incidences involving residents. (I)

6. Must be able to follow set procedures, relating to the use of, and
testing, e.g., warden call and fire alarm systems. (I) 



7. Ability to work independently using own initiative. (A, I)

8. Able to make decisions in stressful situations. (I)

9. Must be sensitive to the needs of older people. (I)

10. Ability to work co-operatively with others. (I)

11. Must have a positive approach to teamwork and working with
members of the public. (I)

12. Must be alert to potential hazards. (I)

13. Flexible approach to work. (A, I) 


Other requirements

14. No criminal convictions (Rehabilitation of Offenders Act). (A, I)

15. Able to negotiate stairs. (A, I)

16. Comply with the Council’s Equalities and Diversity Policy. (I) 



Updated: April 2017

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