Social Care Assistant - Smiddybrae House
ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Social Care Assistant
Temporary up to 31 January 2017
£20,736 - £21,881 pro rata (including Shift Allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)
We are seeking to recruit an individual who is highly motivated towards providing high quality services to older people in our care home. The post holder will be required to undertake tasks as delegated by senior staff, but also need to be able to use their own initiative at times. The post requires adherence to Care Standards and Codes of Practice as well as a positive attitude towards optimum fulfilment of older people's lives.
Previous experience in social care is highly desirable. You should also hold a minimum of SVQ2 in Social Care, or other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC, or be able to achieve this within 3 years of appointment. You are required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of appointment.
This post are subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.
For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Marina Stanger, Unit Lead on 01856 771100.
Closing Date: Sunday 25 September 2016
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
Job description and person specification.doc
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