Relief Care Organiser, Care at Home

Orkney Islands Council

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Care at Home

Relief Care Organiser

Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£9.92 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate

Following a restructure of our office based staffing an exciting opportunity has arisen within our small team of Care Organisers (HCO), based in Kirkwall.

Working in our small office team post holders will be responsible for managing the delivery of the Home Care services to meet the assessed needs of service users within a given geographical area.
Care Organisers manage the work routines of Home Carers through permanent and temporary allocations, ensuring the most efficient use of Council resources and the quality standards of the service are maintained at all times.

In order to fulfil the duties required of this role you will be competent in:

• Responding to and providing advice and guidance to staff
• Planning and organising the effective use of resources
• Communication skills
• Adapting and working flexibly in a constantly pressured environment

The ideal candidates will have considerable experience in an administrative role, will be highly motivated, have the ability to work on their own initiative and have excellent organisational abilities.

In return we offer:

• A varied, challenging and highly supported role
• The opportunity to contribute to service wide initiatives
• A receptive attitude to innovative thinking

You should hold a minimum of SVQ 2, or equivalent level qualification, in Business Administration or Customer Care.

This post is subject to basic Disclosure Scotland clearance.

For an informal discussion, please contact Rachel Ware, Operational Manager, Care at Home, telephone: (01856) 873535 extension 2637.

Closing Date: Sunday 23 October 2016

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

Applications must be made online at

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