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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Council Offices Castlebay Isle of Barra, HS9 5UH
£27,243 - £28,323 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
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Job Description

Homecare & Reablement Assistant (4 posts)

Isle of Barra, Western Isles

1 Post - 37 hours

2 Posts - 17.5 hours

1 Post - 21 hours

1 post - 16 hour

Western Isles Council - Home Care and Reablement Service is looking for care staff who are caring, compassionate and reliable to join our team of skilled staff to support people living in our communities and enabling them to continue living at home. The service aim is to ensure a very good or excellent standard of care and support is provided at all times, based on person centred planning, compassion, dignity, respect and trust. If you would like to make a difference in the lives of people living in your local community this post could be for you. This is an extremely rewarding role and is highly valued by the recipients of the service and the wider community.

The post requires a qualification at SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification to enable registration with SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council)

New staff into the service will be supported to gain the qualification required within a short defined timescale to allow for career progression to the post of Home Care and Reablement Worker (£28,960 - £31,776, pro rata) inclusive of Distance Islands Allowance.

A driving licence is essential.

The wearing and use of PPE is essential in this role.

Salary for the above posts are inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance (pro rata).

Please see attached 'Homecare Reablement Assistant, Barra JD&PS' for further information.


  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage