Social Care Worker (Smiddybrae)

Orkney Islands Council
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ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Health and Community Care
Smiddybrae House

Social Care Worker

29.6 hours per week
Permanent
£22,657 - £24,546 / £25,245 - £27,665 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

We are seeking to recruit an individual on a permanent basis who is enthusiastic with a caring approach and who is highly motivated towards providing high quality services to older people in our care home. The post holder will be required to undertake tasks as delegated by senior staff, but also need to be able to use their own initiative at times. The post requires adherence to Care Standards and Codes of Practice as well as a positive attitude towards optimum fulfilment of older people's Lives. 

Previous experience in social care is essential.

To be appointed at G5

You should hold an SVQ 2 or equivalent level qualification in Social Care AND achieve an SVQ 3 in Social Care work other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner in a Care Home Service for Adults within 5 years of appointment.

To be appointed at G6

You should hold an SVQ 3 in Social Care work other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner in a Care Home Service for Adults.

There is a requirement to register with the SSSC within 6 months of taking up post. 
 
For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Marina Stanger, Unit Lead on 01856 771100.

Closing Date: Sunday 26 August 2018

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

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