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Ref no:
SIC05822
Published:
14/5/2022
Closes:
29/5/2022
Location:
Nordalea Care Centre, Baltasound, Unst, Shetland, ZE2 9DX
Salary:
£31,762.34 - £33,055.88 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week

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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.

  • A relocation package applies to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within the UK

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 I
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,397 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
  • 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 Nordalea Care Services, Unst.  

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Duncan Johnson, Team Leader on 01595 745870 or e-mail duncan.johnson@shetland.gov.uk

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

Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

Find out more about:

Living and working in Shetland: here

The Shetland Islands Council: here

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. Take the quiz!

 

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