ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Health and Community Care – Hamnavoe House
Relief Social Care Worker
Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£13.43 / £14.77 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate
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. 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 essential.
To be appointed on G5
You should hold an SVQ2 or equivalent level qualification in Social Care AND achieve an SVQ3 in Social Care or another relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner in a Care Home Service for Adults within 5 years of appointment.
To be appointed on G6
You should hold an SVQ3 in Social Care or another relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner in a Care Home Service for Adults.
You are required to register with the SSSC as a Practitioner in a Care Home Service for Adults within 6 months of appointment.
You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirement of the Service.
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 Marina Stanger, Registered Manager on 01856 850311.
Closing Date: Sunday 5 February 2023
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
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