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Advert EDUCATION, LEISURE AND HOUSING Rae’s Close, Stromness and Lambaness, Kirkwall Relief Sheltered Housing Warden Hours are offered on an as and when required basis £15.47 per hour (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)...

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EDUCATION, LEISURE AND HOUSING
Rae’s Close, Stromness and Lambaness, Kirkwall

Relief Sheltered Housing Warden

Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£15.47 per hour (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate.

We are looking for a Relief Sheltered Housing Warden to assist in the provision of housing support to people living within Orkney Islands Council’s Sheltered Housing. You will be responsible, enthusiastic and self motivated.

You will need experience of working with adults with support needs and ideally of working with older people. In addition, you should have excellent communication skills, be a good listener and be well organised and reliable. You should be committed to supporting, encouraging and enabling tenants to make informed choices and maintain their independence and personal dignity.

You should hold an SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Housing Support Service OR achieve this qualification within 5 years of appointment.

You should be able to work alone and also as part of a team and uphold the highest levels of confidentiality.

Seven day shift working is required and a shift allowance is payable for weekend working hours. Opportunities to undertake sleep-in cover may be available, for which a sleep-in allowance is payable.

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

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

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Jane Alexander on 01856 873535 ext 2686.

Closing Date: Sunday 14 April 2024

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