ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Night Social Care Assistant
17.63 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
Temporary up to 30 June 2024
£36,178 – £36,974 pro rata / £18.75 – £19.17 per hour (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)
You will be required to carry out tasks and duties delegated by senior staff in an effective and efficient manner ensuring at all times the social and domestic care needs of service users are met.
You will observe the principles of confidentiality in all aspects of practice and ensure the safety and comfort of service users, attending to their general care and wellbeing; including assisting with personal care, in keeping with the standards of care required by the Care Inspectorate.
Previous experience in social care is highly desirable.
You should hold an SVQ 2 in Health & Social Care, or other relevant qualification, to enable registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Care Home Service for Adults, or where this is not held, there is a requirement to achieve this within 5 years of appointment.
You must also register with 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 this post, please contact Caroline Penman, Interim Registered Manager – 01856 771 100.
Closing Date: Sunday 28 January 2024
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
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