Homecare & Reablement Assistants, Western Isles

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Advert Find a job, gain a qualification, and build a life in the Western Isles with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Homecare and Reablement team. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is looking to attract new home care...

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Find a job, gain a qualification, and build a life in the Western Isles with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Homecare and Reablement team.

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is looking to attract new home care staff to permanent posts with opportunities for progression and benefits. Staff recruited from outwith the Western Isles will benefit from Key worker housing status and relocation packages.

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s - Homecare and Reablement Service is looking to recruit care staff who are caring, compassionate and reliable to join our skilled team of staff to support people living in our communities and enabling them to continue living at home.

The service’s aim is to ensure a high standard of care and support is provided at all times, based on person-centred planning, compassion, dignity, respect and trust.

If you would like to make a difference in the lives of people living across the Western Isles this post could be for you. This is an extremely rewarding role and is highly valued by the recipients of the service and the wider community.

New employees to the service will start as a Homecare and Reablement Assistant, Grade D (£27,243 - £28,323 Per Annum, inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance). Employees will be supported to undertake and achieve an SVQ II in Health and Social Care within six months from commencing in post. On achieving their SVQ II and on completion of all mandatory training employees will progress to a Homecare and Reablement Worker, Grade E (£28,960 - £31,776 Per Annum, Pro Rata, inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance).

Successful candidates who already hold an SVQ II in Health and Social Care can be fast tracked, on completion of all Comhairle specific mandatory training, to a Homecare and Reablement Worker.

We look forward to receiving your application.  Should you wish an informal discussion regarding the post please telephone 01851 705755.

Benefits for Employee;

  • Key Worker Accommodation Status and Relocation Package available for eligible candidates.
  • Fully funded SVQ Qualification in Health and Social Care.
  • SSSC registration fees met by Employer
  • PVG fees met by Employer
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Blue Light Card
  • 25 days Annual Leave per year (pro rata for part time staff) increasing to 30 days after 5 years

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