ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
St Rognvald’s House
Social Care Assistant
37 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
£30,361 – £31,019 / £15.74 – £16.08 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.
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 well being, including assisting with personal care, in keeping with the standards of care required by Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCWIS). Relevant experience in a similar post would be an advantage.
Applicants 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 be able to achieve this within 5 years of appointment. The successful applicant will be required to register with the SSSC within six months of appointment.
This post is subject to Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Inga Wilson, Registered Manager, on 01856 872106.
Closing Date: Sunday 25 February 2024
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
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