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Ref no:
ORK06405
Published:
14/11/2022
Closes:
4/12/2022
Location:
Smiddybrae, KW17 2HH
Salary:
£24,339 - £25,591 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

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ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Smiddybrae House

Social Care Assistant

37 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
Permanent
£24,339 - £25,591 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

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 wellbeing; including assisting with personal care in keeping with the standards of care required by the Care Inspectorate.

Previous experience in social care is highly desirable. You should hold an SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or other relevant qualification, to enable registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Care Home Service for Adults or, where the essential qualification is not held, be able to achieve this within 5 years of appointment. You must also register with SSSC within 6 months of appointment.

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 Marina Stanger, Registered Manager on 01856 771100.

Closing Date: Sunday 4 December 2022.

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