Night Social Care Assistant

Orkney Islands Council

  • Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
  • Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
  • Location: Kirkwall
  • £17,382 to £18,424 per annum, G437 GBP 17382
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ORK02108


St Rognvald’s House

Night Social Care Assistant

37 hours per week, shift working over seven days
£25,166 - £26,551 (Including Shift Allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

You will be required to carry out tasks and duties delegated by senior staff 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 well-being; including assisting with personal care in keeping with the standards of care required by the Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCWIS). Relevant experience in a similar post would be an advantage.

You should hold a minimum of SVQ Level II in Care to enable registration with the SSSC or be able to achieve this qualification within 5 years. You must also register as a Support Worker with the SSSC within six months of appointment.

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

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Shirley Harcus on 01856 872106.

Closing Date: Sunday 26 November 2017

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

Applications must be made online at

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