Social Care Worker

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Argyll & Bute Council
£21,317 - £22,610 per year
09 Sep 2016
01 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Community Services

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2016

This post is for a Social Care Worker within Shellach View Children and Young People's residential home in Oban.  This is a 6 bedded home and works with both younger children and teenagers. 

The job involves working as part of a staff team to meet the care and development needs of the children and young people.  A rota system is worked and you will be expected to be a part of this.  Working some weekends and nights will be required.

We are seeking a person with good childcare experience, preferably in a residential setting.  You will be someone who can work well as part of a team and also be confident in one to one work with children and young people.  You must be willing to undertake a range of training to equip you for this post, including child protection, SVQ3 in Social Care, HNC in Social Care and TCI. 

Applicants should note that:-
  • This post is not suitable for job share.
  • The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 applies to this post.
  • This post requires registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
  • This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with children and adults.

How to apply:-
  • For information relating to the duties and the requirements of this post, please contact Mandy Sheridan, House Manager on 01631 563806.
  • If you are experiencing difficulty applying online and require assistance, please contact a member of the HR and Recruitment Team at or telephone on 01546 604334, quoting the post reference ARB01373 / CMF00413.

See also:
CMF00413 - Social Care Worker.doc