ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Social Care Assistant (2 posts)
37 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
£28,239 – £28,897 / £14.64 – £14.98 per hour (please note pay award pending December 2023) (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.
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 and 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 the essential qualification is not held, be able 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 on 01856 771100.
Closing Date: Sunday 3 December 2023
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
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