Social Care Assistant, Gilbertson Day Centre

Orkney Islands Council


£19,099 to £20,237 per annum Pro-rata Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: ORK05077


Gilbertson Day Centre

Social Care Assistant

25 hours per week
£21,364 - £22,502 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and caring person to undertake social care duties at the Gilbertson Day Centre. The Gilbertson Day Centre is in Kirkwall and provides day care to the frail, elderly and those with dementia. Applicants should have relevant experience in a similar post.

Applicants should hold an SVQ 2 in Health & Social Care, or other relevant qualification or, where the essential qualification is not held, be able to achieve this within 5 years of appointment.

Experience in social care is desirable. You will observe the principles of confidentiality in all aspects of practice and attend to the general care and well-being of service users, including assisting with their personal care, in keeping with the standards of care required by the Care Commission.

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 Kirsty Wallace, Senior Day Centre Officer, Gilbertson Day Centre on 01856 872122.

Closing Date: Sunday 24 October 2021

Please note interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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