Social Care Worker, Smiddybrae House
- Full Time
ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Social Care Worker
25.9 hours per week
Temporary for a period of up to 12 months (with the likelihood of a further 6 month extension)
£22,179 - £24,067 / £24,768 - £27,186 pro rata (including shift allowance and distant islands allowance)
We are seeking to recruit an individual on a temporary basis who is enthusiastic with a caring approach and 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 care within a Care Home or Extra Care Housing is essential.
You should hold an SVQ3 in Social Care, or another relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC, or be able to achieve this within 3 years. You must register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of appointment.
This post is 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: Wednesday 28 September 2016
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
Job description and person specification.doc
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