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  • Ref no: SIC03845
  • Published: 8/11/19
  • Closes: 24/11/19
  • Location: Edward Thomason House, Seafield Road, Lerwick, ZE1 0RJ
  • Rate: £12.40 - £12.91 per hour
  • Contract Type: Permanent & Temporary
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 20 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

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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 G
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.1172 per hour
  • 2 x Permanent posts for 20hpw and 10hpw
  • 2 x Temporary posts for 20hpw
  • 1 x Temporary post for 15hpw, all posts 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.
  • 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 Edward Thomason & Taing House, Lerwick

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Anne-Marie Smith, Team Leader, Telephone on 01595 745773 or email annemarie.smith@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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