Senior Social Care Worker, Hamnavoe House

Orkney Islands Council


£29,169 to £32,333 per annum Pro-rata Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: ORK05226




Hamnavoe House

Senior Social Care Worker

24.66 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
£34,350 - £37,831 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

You will be required to carry out tasks and duties delegated by the Registered Manager 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 and experience in a management or supervisory role is desirable.

You should hold an SVQ 3 Social Services and Healthcare, or other relevant professional qualification, to enable registration with the SSSC. You should also hold a management qualification to meet the SSSC management qualifications criteria or, where this is not held, be able to achieve this within a 5 year period from initial appointment.You must register with the SSSC as Supervisor in Care Home Services for Adults within 6 months of appointment. You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

The 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, Registered Manager on 01856 850311

Closing Date: Sunday 5 December 2021

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

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