Social Care Assistant - Sunnybrae Centre - ORK04047

Orkney Islands Council

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Sunnybrae Centre, Very Sheltered Housing

Social Care Assistant

21.75 hours per week
£23,243 - £24,495 pro rata (Including Distance Islands Allowance and shift allowance) Salary as at 1 April 2020

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 lives.

Previous experience in social care is highly desirable. You should hold a minimum of SVQ Level II in Health & Social Care or other relevant qualifications to enable registration with SSSC or be able to achieve this within 5 years of appointment. You must also register with SSSC as a Support Worker 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 Sarah Kirkness, Unit Lead, on 01856 875736.

Closing Date: Sunday 5 April 2020

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

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