Social Care Assistant, Short Breaks and Supported Living Network
- Full Time
ORKNEY HEALTH & CARE
All Age Learning Disabilities Service - Short Breaks and Supported Living Network
Social Care Assistant
18.5 hours per week
£21,168 - £22,314 pro rata (including Shift Allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)
Adult Short Breaks and Supported Living Network is based in Kirkwall and offers support to adults who have learning disabilities in their own tenancies as well as a short breaks service for those who live with families/carers in the community.
Working both on an individual basis and as a member of a team you will adopt a person centred approach to deliver a high standard of flexible and responsive care to service users within the Short Breaks service. You will provide support and assistance to service users to maximise and maintain their independence and to access community facilities.
You should have experience of and with people who have disabilities, be committed to the principles of social inclusion and have a good understanding of the agenda for change within disability services.
You should hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or another relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC, or achieve this within 3 years 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 regarding the above post, please contact Kay Craigie or Caitlin Muir, Senior Social Care Workers on 01856 871431.
Closing Date: Sunday 24 September 2017
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
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