- Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
- Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
- Location: Saint Margaret's Hope
- £17,382 to £18,424 per annum, G437
- Hours: Part Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: ORK02981
ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Social Care Assistant
11 hours per week
£22,083 - £23,281 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)
We are seeking to recruit an individual who is highly motivated towards providing high quality services to older people in our extra care facility. 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 highly desirable.
You should hold an SVQ 2 in 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.
This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Sally Read, Unit Lead on 01856 831501
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