Relief Home Carer, Isles

Orkney Islands Council
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  • Reference: ORK02473

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ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Care at Home – Isles

Relief Home Carer (Ref: ORK02473)

Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£10.10 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate

The Care at Home service has adopted a re-ablement model of service provision. We have moved away from the task and time approach, and ‘doing to’ or ‘doing for’ to ‘doing with’ and maximising service users’ long term independence and quality of life. The service now uses goal planning to re-able the service user to learn or relearn daily living skills and thus maximise their independence.

Home care work is both challenging and varied and, under guidance from the Social Care Coordinators, you will enable individuals to achieve as much independence as possible.

You should hold an HNC Social Services, SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Worker in a Care at Home Service OR achieve this within 5 years of appointment. You are required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of appointment.

This post would ideally suit someone who has recent work experience in the social care field or similar. You will need the sort of personality that enjoys interacting with people and making a difference to their lives. If you are motivated, caring, honest, have a true desire to ‘work with’ people and have a sense of fun, then this could be the job for you and we are waiting to hear from you.

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

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Billy Gunn, Registered Manager, tel: 01856 873535 extension 2645.

The recruitment for this post is on-going.

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

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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