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Ref no:
ORK05086
Published:
12/10/2021
Closes:
31/10/2021
Location:
Aurrida, KW15 1JT
Salary:
£20,526 - £25,523 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
18 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

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ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
All Age Learning Disabilities Service
Aurrida House

Social Care Worker

18 hours per week including evenings and weekends
Permanent
£24,843 – £26,923/ £27,688 - £30,340 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

Aurrida House provides a wide range of high-quality support services for children with additional support needs and their families. This includes part week residential support for school placement, residential and day respite, short breaks, a home-based support service, and an emergency provision.

Aurrida House is seeking a caring, diligent person to join our committed team. You will provide social and personal care on a shift rota basis to children and young people with additional support needs. You must be able to evidence a commitment to the care of children and have preferably, experience in the field of additional support needs. We are looking for someone who holds a strong sense of professionalism and who is familiar with the standards of care required by the Care Commission.

Applicants will possess a relevant qualification such as the HNC / SVQ III combined award in Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) to meet the registration requirements of the SSSC, or be willing to achieve the relevant qualification within 5 years of appointment. Registration must take place within 6 months of appointment. You will be provided with regular supervision and training opportunities to enhance your existing skills.

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

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sally Flett Registered Manager on 01856 876160.

Closing Date: Sunday 31 October 2021

Please note interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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