- Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
- Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
- Location: Kirkwall
- £26,218 to £29,111 per annum, G837 GBP 26218
- Hours: Part Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: ORK01715
ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
St Rognvald House
Senior Social Care Worker
24.8 hours per week, shift working over seven days
£30,837 - £34,020 (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)
You will be required to carry out tasks and duties delegated by the Registered Manager in an effective and efficient manner ensuring at all times the social and domestic care needs of service users. You will observe the principles of confidentiality in all aspects of practice and ensure the safety and comfort of service users, attending to their general care and wellbeing; including assisting with personal care in keeping with the standards of care required by the Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS).
Previous experience in social care is essential.
You should hold an SVQ 3 in Social Services and Health or other relevant professional qualification and registration to meet SSSC professional qualification requirements. You should also either hold a Management qualification to meet SSSC management qualifications criteria or achieve this within a 3 year period from initial appointment.
The post is subject to Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.
For an informal discussion about this post please contact Shirley Harcus on 01856 872106.
Closing Date: Thursday 29 June 2017
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk