Social Care Assistant - Sunnybrae Centre

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Ref no: ORK02346
Closes: Sunday, 25th March 2018
Published: Thursday, 8th March 2018
Location: Sunnybrae Centre
Salary: £17,382 - £18,424 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: Adult Care



Health and Community Care
Sunnybrae Centre, Very Sheltered Housing

Social Care Assistant

23 hours per week, shift working over 7 days
£21,214 - £22,360 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

We are seeking to recruit someone who is highly motivated towards providing high quality services to older people in our care home. You will be required to undertake tasks as delegated by senior staff, but also need to be able to use your own initiative at times. The post requires adherence to Care Standards and Codes of Practice as well as a positive attitude towards optimum fulfilment of older people’s lives. 

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.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Sally Read, Unit Lead, on 01856 875736.

Closing Date: Sunday 25 March 2018

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


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