Social Care Assistant, Sunnybrae Centre

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Advert ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE Sunnybrae Centre Social Care Assistant 37 hours per week, Shift working over seven days Permanent £30,361 - £31,019 / £15.74 - £16.08 per hour (including shift allowance and Distant Islands...

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ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Sunnybrae Centre

Social Care Assistant

37 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
Permanent
£30,361 - £31,019 / £15.74 - £16.08 per hour (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

We are seeking to recruit someone who is highly motivated to provide 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 SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or other relevant qualification to enable registration with SSSC as a Support Worker in a Housing Support Service with Care at Home For Adults, 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.

You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Layla Sinclair, Operational Manager, by telephone, 01856 875736, or email, layla.sinclair@orkney.gov.uk 

Closing Date: Wednesday 14 February 2024

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

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