ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Short Breaks and Supported Accommodation and Glaitness Centre
35 hours per week
£24,641 – £25,206 / £13.50 – £13.81 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
The Short Breaks and Supported Living Network service and Glaitness Centre are based in Kirkwall.
The Supported Living Network delivers a Housing Support and Care at Home Service to enable individuals to live independently and manage their own tenancies and a Short Breaks Service offers individuals who have a Learning Disability the opportunity to have flexible short stays to enable them and their families to have a break.
The Glaitness Centre comprises of purpose built Supported Accommodation, a Short Breaks service, and day care facilities for people with physical disabilities.
The post holder will be based in the Short Breaks and Supported Living Network office that is located within the St. Colm’s building.
Working in a team with the ability to work on your own initiative, you will adopt a person centred approach to deliver a high standard flexible and responsive service providing support and assistance to organise/arrange the work routines for a group of staff undertaking shift work while maintaining the quality standards of the service at all times.
Experience in general administrative and reception duties, and the use of Microsoft Office is essential. You will be skilled in the use of databases and spreadsheets. Duties will include processing and monitoring financial and payroll information, maintaining records, producing monthly returns, and other administrative requirements as delegated within a demanding environment.
You will have a good understanding of office systems and procedures. You must be highly motivated and have a flexible approach to all aspects of work. Communication and organisational skills must be of the highest standard as you will be required to work as part of a team liaising with staff, service users, families, external agencies and professionals.
You should hold a qualification at SCQF 5/6 i.e., SVQ2, National 5, Standard Grades, O Grade, Intermediate 2, SVQ3, Higher, National Certificate, Foundation Apprenticeship in a relevant subject OR have a minimum of 2 years previous relevant experience, working in an administrative role
This post is subject to Standard Disclosure Scotland clearance.
Informal enquiries should be made to Inga Wilson, Registered Manager, Glaitness Centre, 33 Queen Sonja Kloss, Kirkwall, Tel: 01856 871960.
Closing Date: Sunday 29 October 2023
Please note interview expenses are not payable for this post.
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