Senior Social Care Worker, Taigh A'Chridhe Uile Naomh

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Ref no: CNS00763
Closes: Monday, 29th May 2017
Published: Thursday, 11th May 2017
Location: Taigh A Chridhe Uile Naomh, Daliburgh, Lochboisdale, Isle of South Uist
Salary: £27,463 - £30,666 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Job Description

Required for 37 hours per week, working within Taigh a’Chridhe Uile Naomh. You will supervise and manage staff within a social care setting and deputise in the absence of the Manager to ensure the operational running of the service and its compliance with the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001.


Experience of leadership in a social care setting and SVQ lll (or equivalent) is essential.  In the absence of this you must have the ability to undertake and achieve this qualification along with 2 units of SVQ Level 4, 36 months after registration with the SSSC.  You will work as part of a team on a shift basis.

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.