Night Social Care Assistant, Sunnybrae Centre

Orkney Islands Council

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  • Reference: ORK03346


Sunnybrae Centre

Night Social Care Assistant

21.16 hours per week
£26,813 - £28,276 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

We are seeking to recruit someone who is highly motivated towards providing high quality services to older people in our extra care facility. You will be required to undertake tasks as delegated by senior staff, but also need to be able to use your own initiative at times. The post requires adherence to Care Standards and Codes of Practice as well as a positive attitude towards optimum fulfilment of older people's quality of life.

Relevant experience in social care is highly desirable. You should hold a minimum of SVQ Level II in Health and Social Care or other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Housing Support Service with Care at Home or achieve this within 5 years of appointment.

You must also register with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Housing Support Service with Care at Home within six months of appointment.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Sally Read, Unit Lead, on 01856 875736.

Closing Date: Sunday 2 June 2019

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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