Day Care Officer, Uist

Favourite Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Ref no: CNS00952
Closes: Monday, 25th September 2017
Published: Thursday, 7th September 2017
Location: Trianaid, Carinish, Isle of North Uist
Salary: £10,605 - £11,820 per year
Hours: 18.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Job Description

You will work within various community settings in North and South Uist.  You will be working as part of a team providing a day service to adults with learning difficulties many of whom have multiple and profound impairments. You will work as a member of a team and act as a key worker that promotes and supports adults with support needs to actively take part within local resources and facilities to maximise inclusion, independence and planned outcomes.

Requirements

Experience of working with people with additional needs, a driving licence and SVQ Level III in Care (or equivalent) are essential.  In the absence of this you must have the ability to undertake and achieve this qualification 36 months after registration with the SSSC. 

Training for the position will be given.  This is both a challenging and rewarding position.  For further information on the post please contact Human Resources on 01851 822606 or human.resources@cne-siar.gov.uk .

Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance.  Appointment to the post will be on the first point of grade with annual incremental progression.

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