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Goathill Campus, Sinclair Avenue, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AP
£12.94 - £13.50 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time

This position has expired.

Job Description

A number of Social Care Assistants are required for Taigh Shìphoirt, a 52-bedded care home including an additional 11-bedded respite wing, and Bremner Court, which consists of 35 independent flats, within the Goathill Complex.

Your duties will include assisting in attending to the social, emotional and physical needs of residents and day care users so that each person is enabled to live as fulfilling and independent a life as possible.

The Following posts are available:
Social Care Assistants, Day Duty
37 hours per week – 2 posts (£24,968 to £26,049 per annum)
32 hours per week – 1 post (£21,590 to £22,524 per annum)

Social Care Assistants, Night Duty
37 hours per week – 1 post (£24,968 to £26,049 per annum)
28.5 hours per week – 1 post (£19,228 to £20,060 per annum)
19 hours per week – 2 posts (£12,819 to £13,373 per annum)


You should have an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of people with support needs, the ability to listen effectively and communicate clearly and the ability to work as part of a team. You should also have SVQ Level II in Care (or equivalent), in the absence of this - you must have the ability to undertake and achieve this qualification - 36 months after registration with the SSSC.

Salary for the above posts are inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance.

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