ORKNEY HEALTH & CARE
Health and Community Care
St Rognvald House
Night Social Care Assistant
37 hours per week (shift working over seven days)
£25,212 - £26,597 pro rata (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 wellbeing; including assisting with personal care in keeping with the standards of care required by the Care Inspectorate.
Previous experience in social care is highly desirable. You should hold an SVQ 2 in Health & Social Care or other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Care Home Service for Adults or be able to achieve this within 5 years.
This 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, Registered Manager on 01856 872106.
Closing Date: Sunday 18th February 2018
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk