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Sunnybrae Centre, KW15 1BF
£18.92 per hour
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Sunnybrae Centre, Very Sheltered Housing

Relief Care Co-ordinator

Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£18.92 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate

Sunnybrae Centre is located in Kirkwall and offers a Housing Support and Care at Home Service to older persons who are supported and enabled to live independently and manage their own tenancies.

We are seeking to recruit dynamic and innovative team players who are highly motivated towards providing a high quality service underpinned by a re-ablement ethos. The relief post will primarily assume a lead role within the Sunnybrae Centre.

The service is seeking to recruit motivated people with organizational, communication and supervisory skills, who will be responsible for the day to day running of the service and will report to the Registered Manager and assist them to ensure that the requirements of the Health and Social Care standards and the Care Inspectorate are achieved.

You must be able to demonstrate that you have a commitment, knowledge and experience of supporting older people, a strong sense of professionalism, sound knowledge of supporting the development of outcome focussed support plans, risk assessments and on-going co-ordination of high quality support packages, under pinned by a re-ablement approach. You will be able to deliver the required supervision and support to staff to ensure that they are competent and able to support individuals to achieve their personal outcomes. You should be adaptable and able to work flexibly with a capacity to work under pressure.

Applicants will hold an SVQ 3 in Health and Social Care, or other relevant practice qualification to meet SSSC registration requirements AND either hold, or achieve, a Supervisory qualification that meets the SSSC requirements as a Supervisor in a Care at Home Service within the first period of registration.

You are required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of appointment.

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

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

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

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

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Layla Sinclair, Registered Manager, on (01856) 875736.

Closing Date: Sunday 14 April 2024

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

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