Night Social Care Worker

Favourite Orkney Islands Council
Ref no: ORK02344
Closes: Sunday, 25th March 2018
Published: Friday, 9th March 2018
Location: Aurrida
Salary: £18,694 - £23,247 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 23.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Orkney Islands Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adults and Children Social Work


All Age Learning Disabilities Service
Aurrida House

Night Social Care Worker

23 hours per week on average on a rota basis
£26,957 - £29,240 / £30,086 - £33,012 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

Aurrida House provides a wide range of high quality support services for children with additional support needs and their families. This includes part week residential support for school placement, residential and day respite, short breaks, a home based support service, and an emergency provision.

Aurrida House is seeking a caring, diligent person to join our committed team. You will provide social and personal care on a shift rota basis to children and young people with additional support needs. You must be able to evidence a commitment to the care of children and have experience of direct work with children/young people in the field of additional support needs. We are looking for someone who holds a strong sense of professionalism and who is familiar with the standards of care required by the Care Commission.

You should hold an HNC in Social Services and an SVQ3 Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7 or other relevant qualifications to enable registration with the SSSC or achieve these qualifications within 3 years of appointment.

Applicants must be registered with the SSSC either at appointment or within six months.

You will be provided with regular supervision and training opportunities to enhance your existing skills.

This post is subject to membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children and adults.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Inga Wilson Registered Manager on 01856 876160.

Closing Date: Sunday 25 March 2018

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

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