Assistant House Parent, Papdale Halls of Residence

Orkney Islands Council


£17,045 to £19,143 per annum Pro-rata Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: ORK05074


Papdale Halls of Residence

Assistant House Parent

16 hours per week
£19,310 - £20,040 / £20,332 - £21,408 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated care professional to join the care team of Papdale Halls of Residence.

This is a varied role which will assist in the provision of high quality person-centred care to residents within Papdale Halls of Residence, in accordance with relevant legislation, policy and procedure, professional guidelines and social care principles. The post holder will assist the resident children and young people, including those with additional support needs, to develop independent living skills. The post involves working unsocial hours as part of a rota.

Applicants should hold the relevant qualifications to meet the registration requirements of the Scottish Social Services Council as a worker in school care accommodation, e.g. SVQ3 in Health and Social Care AND HNC in Social Care or, where either or neither of the essential qualifications is held, be prepared to achieve these within 3 years of appointment.

You should have recent experience of direct work with children/young people or other vulnerable service users. In addition, you should be an excellent communicator with the ability to communicate with and relate to children and young people. The post requires a flexible attitude and the ability to work flexibly to meet the demands of the job.

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

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Debbie Sclater, Registered Manager, on 01856 876060.

Closing Date: Sunday 24 October 2021

Please note interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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