Social Care Assistant (St Peter's House)

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Ref no: ORK02217
Closes: Sunday, 28th January 2018
Published: Thursday, 11th January 2018
Location: St Peter's House
Salary: £17,382 - £18,424 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 22.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Orkney Islands Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

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ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Health and Community Care
St Peter’s House

Social Care Assistant

22.5 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
Permanent
£21,214 - £22,360 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 Care Inspectorate.

Previous experience in social care is highly desirable. You should hold an SVQ 2 in Social Care, or other relevant qualification, to enable registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Care Home Service, or 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 Sylvia Rae, Registered Manager on 01856 850271.

Closing Date: Sunday 28 January 2018

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

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