- Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
- Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
- Location: Kirkwall
- £17,382 to £18,424 per annum, G437
- Hours: Part Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: ORK02987
ORKNEY HEALTH & CARE
St Rognvald’s House
Social Care Assistant
29.5 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
£21,214 - £22,360 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 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.
Previous experience in social care is highly desirable. You should hold an SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or other relevant qualification, to enable registration with the SSSC as a support worker in a Care Home Service, or achieve this within 5 years of appointment. You must also register with SSSC within 6 months of appointment.
The post is subject to Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Shirley Miller on 01856 872106.
Closing Date: Sunday 23 December 2018
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk