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Sunnybrae Centre, KW15 1BF
£14.53 per hour pro rata
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Sunnybrae Centre

Relief Social Care Assistant

Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£14.53 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to undertake social care responsibilities providing continuous care to the frail, elderly and those with dementia in the Sunnybrae Centre in Kirkwall.

You will be required to carry out tasks and duties delegated by senior staff in an effective and efficient manner ensuring at all times the social and domestic care needs of service users.

You will observe the principles of confidentiality in all aspects of practice and ensure the safety and comfort of service users, attending to their general care and well being; including assisting with personal care in keeping with the standards of care required by the Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCWIS).

Relevant experience in a similar post would be an advantage.

You should hold a minimum of SVQ Level II in Care or other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Care Home service for Adults or be able to achieve this within 5 years.

You must also register with the SSSC as a Support Worker within six months of appointment.

You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

The post is subject to Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Layla Sinclair on 01856 875736.

Closing Date: Sunday 14 April 2024

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

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