Night Social Care Assistant

Orkney Islands Council

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  • Reference: ORK03131


St Rognvald House

Night Social Care Assistant

31.74 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
£25,212 - £26,597 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.

You should hold a minimum of SVQ Level II in Care or other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC or achieve this within 5 years. You must also register as a Support Worker with the SSSC within six 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 the post please contact Shirley Miller on 01856 872106

Closing Date: Sunday 3 March 2019

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


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