- 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: ORK03043
Orkney Health and Care
All Age Disabilities Service
Short Breaks and Supported Living Network
Night Social Care Assistant
16.56 hours per week on a rota basis
Temporary up to 31 March 2019 (with the possibility of further extension)
£25,212 - £26,597 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)
The All Age Learning Disability Short Breaks and Supported Living Network is based in Kirkwall and offers support to adults who have learning disabilities who live in their own homes and with families/carers in the community.
Working in a team, with the ability to work with your own initiative, you will adopt a person centred approach to deliver a high standard of flexible and responsive care to service users within the Supported Accommodation. You will provide support and assistance to service users to maximise and maintain their independence and to access community facilities.
You should have experience of working with people who have disabilities, be committed to the principles of social inclusion and have a good understanding of the agenda for change within disability services.
You should hold an SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or other relevant qualification(s) to enable registration with SSSC as a Support Worker in a Housing Support Service with Care at Home or requirement to achieve relevant qualification(s) within 5 years of appointment.
You are required to register with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Housing Support Service with Care at Home within 5 years of appointment.
Informal enquiries should be made to Inga Wilson, Registered Manager or Angela Clissett, Senior Social Care Worker, All Age Learning Disability Service, Short Breaks and Supported Living Network, Kirkwall, Tel: 01856 871431.
Closing Date: Sunday 27 January 2019
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk