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Advert ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE Care at Home Care at Home Assistant, Various Locations A variety of different hours from 14 hours up to 30 hours per week, Shift Working over seven days. Permanent £31,942...

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ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Care at Home

Care at Home Assistant, Various Locations

A variety of different hours from 14 hours up to 30 hours per week, Shift Working over seven days.
Permanent
£31,942 - £32,642 pro rata / £16.56 - £16.92 per hour (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

Orkney Islands Council’s Care at Home Service is part of the fabric of our community. Our teams of skilled Care at Home Assistants make a world of difference to the individuals who use the service by providing high quality care and support that enables individuals to remain in their own homes and communities. Whether we are providing one shower visit a week or four visits daily to assist with personal care, medication or meal preparation, our Care at Home staff are making a huge difference to the lives of the people supported by the Service. So, if you are a caring, compassionate, and reliable person who is interested in supporting individuals in your own local community and who wants to make a difference in the lives of people within your community, then the role of a Care at Home Assistant could be the job for you. We are looking for people who share our values, our commitment and dedication to providing a high-quality service in delivering care at home provision in line with the Health and Care standards. We are looking for individuals who can work on their own as well as working part of a team and are able to use their own initiative.

This is an extremely rewarding role and we are looking for like minded people to join the team. To get an idea of what our care at home staff do and for further information, please click on these links below or copy and paste it into your browser: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXyjoxZdL5xQ2efp0HcQMv8G9o9W93mAC www.orkney.gov.uk/WeCare

You should preferably hold a minimum qualification of an SVQ 2 Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Worker in a Care at Home Service OR achieve this qualification within 5 years of appointment. You are required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of appointment.

The post is subject to Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.

You should hold a full current driving license, please note the Council is committed to making reasonable adjustments so if you are unable to drive due to a disability your application will still be able to be considered.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a compulsory two-week induction training programme.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Erin Johnston – Registered Manager, Care at Home & Mobile Responder Service on Tel: 01856 888 390.

Closing Date: Sunday 14 April 2024

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

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