- Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
- Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
- Location: Kirkwall
- £9.69 to £10.91 per hour, G537 GBP 10
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: ORK01995
ORKNEY HEALTH & CARE
All Age Learning Disabilities Service
Relief Night Social Care Worker
Hours are offered on an as and when required basis, Shift hours 21.30 – 09.30
£10.75 / £11.97 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate
Aurrida House provides a wide range of high quality support services for children with Learning Disabilities and/or additional support needs and their families. This includes part week residential support for school placement, residential and day respite, short breaks, a home based support service, and an emergency provision.
Aurrida House is seeking a caring, diligent person to join our committed team. You will provide social and personal care on a shift rota basis to children and young people with additional support needs. This will be on a relief basis, providing sickness and holiday cover etc. You must be able to evidence a commitment to the care of children and have preferably, experience in the field of additional support needs. We are looking for someone who holds a strong sense of professionalism and who is familiar with the standards of care required by the Care Commission.
You should hold an HNC in Social Services AND an SVQ3 Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7 or other relevant qualifications to enable registration with the SSSC or achieve these within 3 years of appointment.
Applicants must be registered with the SSSC either at appointment or within six months.
You will be provided with regular supervision and training opportunities to enhance your existing skills.
This post is subject to membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children and adults.
Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Sally Flett, Senior Social Care Worker or Inga Wilson Registered Manger on 01856 876160.
Closing Date: Sunday 26 November 2017
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk