Social Care Worker

Orkney Islands Council
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ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Children & Families

Social Care Worker

37 hours per week
Temporary up to 31 March 2017
£22,179 - £24,067 / £24,768 - £27,186 (including Distant Islands Allowance)

A vacancy exists for a full time Social Care Worker in Orkney's Residential Services.

The residential children's service in Orkney is committed to providing a safe, stable and nurturing home setting for looked after children. We are seeking a Social Care Worker who will be committed to maintaining a positive and safe environment for children and young people and to work collaboratively with colleagues and other agencies.

Applicants should be willing to work on a seven day, sleep in shift pattern basis which includes evening, weekends and public holidays.

You should hold an SVQ3 Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7 AND an HNC in Social Care or other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC or achieve this within 3 years.

Applicants must be registered with the SSSC (Residential Child Care) either at appointment or within six months.

In return, you will be provided with regular supervision and training opportunities to enhance your existing skills.

For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact Stephen Crew, Acting Team Manager on 873135.

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

Closing date: Sunday 4 December 2016

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

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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