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Ref no:
SIC04981
Published:
30/4/2021
Closes:
16/5/2021
Location:
Fernlea Care Centre, Marrister, Symbister, Whalsay, Shetland, ZE2 9AC
Rate:
£11.66 - £13.31 per hour
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
30 hours per week

This position has expired.

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The purpose of the job is to actively provide person-centred care in accordance with relevant legislation and guidelines.  To attend to the physical, social and emotional needs of the service users in your care, this could include;

  • Older people, including those with needs associated with dementia;
  • Children and young people, including those with special needs;
  • Adults with learning disabilities;
  • Adults with physical disabilities; and
  • Adults with mental ill-health

in their own homes and/or in a residential, supported accommodation or day-care setting.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Please follow the link(s) below for further information -

www.shetland.gov.uk

Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is F/G
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.1732 per hour
  • This post is career graded - your salary and career progression will depend on your experience and qualifications
  • Successful candidate can be offered between 10 - 30 hours per week on a flexible basis (no set rota).  The post will involve working across Fernlea Services, which includes the Care Centre and Support at Home. 
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • The successful candidate will have to complete registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 12 months of the agreed start date
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Fernlea Care Services, Whalsay

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Elaine Laurenson, Team Leader, on 01595 745182 or email elaine.laurenson@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

If you’re a kind, compassionate person who’d like to make a difference to people’s lives, then social care could be the right career for you.

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