- Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
- Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
- Location: Stromness
- £19,928 to £24,771 per annum, G537
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: ORK03623
ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Health and Community Care
St Peter’s House
Night Social Care Worker
37 hours per week, shift working over seven days
£28,661 to £31,099 / £31,996 to £35,102 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)
You will be required to carry out tasks and duties delegated by senior staff in an effective and efficient manner ensuring at all times the social and domestic care needs of service users. You will observe the principles of confidentiality in all aspects of practice and ensure the safety and comfort of service users, attending to their general care and wellbeing; including assisting with personal care in keeping with the standards of care required by the Care Inspectorate.
Previous experience in social care is essential.
To be appointed on G5
You should hold an SVQ 2 or equivalent level qualification in Social Care AND achieve an SVQ 3 in Social Care or another relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner in a Care Home Service for Adults within 5 years of appointment.
To be appointed on G6
You should hold an SVQ 3 in Social Care or another relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner in a Care Home Service for Adults. You are required to register with the SSSC as a Practitioner in a Care Home Service for Adults within 6 months of appointment.
This post is subject to Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.
For an informal discussion about this post please contact Sally Read on 01856 850271.
Closing Date: Sunday 29 September 2019
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk