Family Focus Worker, Aurrida House

Orkney Islands Council

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Orkney Health & Care
All Age Learning Disabilities Service
Aurrida House

Family Focus Worker

13 hours per week
Temporary up to 31 March 2017
£20,736 - £21,881 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance )

Family Focus is a home based support service for children and young people with additional support needs and their families. The service is managed from Aurrida House in Kirkwall.

We are looking for people who have experience of caring for children and young people with additional support needs.

Applicants must have a strong commitment to upholding the rights of children and young people and working in partnership with parents.

You should have a good general standard of education including literacy and numeracy and SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent would be an advantage.

You will have the ability to travel independently as you may be required to work out with Kirkwall.

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

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Pauline Nicholson, Registered Manager, Aurrida House on 01856 876160.

Closing Date: Sunday 11 December 2016

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

Applications must be made online at

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