Senior Social Care Worker - Newcraigielea

Favourite Shetland Islands Council
Ref no: SIC01950
Closes: Thursday, 21st September 2017
Published: Friday, 8th September 2017
Location: Newcraigielea, Seafield Road, Lerwick
Salary: £27,918.84 - £29,077.24 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Shetland Islands Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

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The purpose of the job is to assist with all tasks associated with managing the service including the supervision of staff, and to actively participate in the provision of person-centred care, in accordance with relevant legislation and guidelines.  To ensure attendance to the physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, cultural and social care 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 below for further information -

www.shetland.gov.uk

Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is I
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,048 per annum  
  • Permanent Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week, 52.18 weeks per year 
  • 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 6 months of the agreed start date
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland 
  • The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory Pre-Employment Medical screening with our Occupational Health provider. 
  • Not suitable for Job Share
  • Not suitable for Remote 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 Newcraigielea, Seafield Road, Lerwick, Shetland

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Robbie Simpson, Team Leader - 01595 744462 - robbie.simpson@shetland.gov.uk

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

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