ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
All Age Learning Disabilities Service
Social Care Worker
6 hours per month, 7am-9am weekday mornings
Temporary for a period of up to 6 months
£25,839 – £28,417 / £28,813 – £31,586 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)
Aurrida House provides a wide range of high quality support services for children with additional support needs and their families. This includes part week residential support for school placement, residential and day respite, short breaks, a home based support service, and an emergency provision.
Aurrida House is seeking a caring, diligent person to join our committed team. You will provide social and personal care on a shift rota basis to children and young people with additional support needs. You must be able to evidence a commitment to the care of children and have preferably, experience in the field of additional support needs. We are looking for someone who holds a strong sense of professionalism and who is familiar with the standards of care required by the Care Commission.
You should hold an SVQ3 Social Services (Children and Young People), at SCQF Level 7 AND an HNC Social Services or other relevant qualification(s) to enable registration with SSSC, or requirement to achieve relevant qualification(s) within 3 years of appointment
Applicants must be registered with the SSSC either at appointment or within six months.
You will be provided with regular supervision and training opportunities to enhance your existing skills.
This post is subject to membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children and adults.
Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Sally Flett Registered Manager on 01856 876160.
Closing Date: Sunday 18 October 2020
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
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