Social Care Worker

Argyll and Bute Council

  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ARB04370

Department: Health and Social Care Partnership

Closing Date: Friday 25th January 2019

This post is for a Social Care Worker to work a Part Time nightshift rota pattern within Shellach View Residential Children’s Home. Shellach View is a 6 bedded home which works with children, teenagers and young adults. The job involves working as part of a staff team to meet the care and development needs of the young people. A nightshift rota system is in place with some weekend work.


We are seeking a person with good childcare experience preferably in a residential setting. You will be someone who can work well as part of a team and also be confident in one to one work with children and young people. You must be willing to undertake a range of training to enhance your skills in the post including Child Protection, SVQ3 in Social Care, HNC in Social Care and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI).

Applicants should note that:- This post is not suitable for job share.

This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with both adults and children. The salary shown is the full time equivalent salary, the actual salary will be paid pro rata for the hours worked.

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post.

This post requires registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.


If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:

Fiona Lowrey - Senior Social Care Worker/Angela O'Byrne - Senior Social Care Worker

Telephone: 01631 563806

Email: /Angela.O'

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.


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