ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Children and Families
Social Care Worker
19 hours per week
£24,077 – £26,094 / £26,836 – £29,405 pro rata depending on qualification (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)
A vacancy exists for a part time Social Care Worker in Children’s Residential Services.
The residential children’s service in Orkney is committed to providing a safe, stable and nurturing home setting for looked after children. We are seeking a Social Care Worker who will be committed to maintaining a positive and safe environment for children and young people and to work collaboratively with colleagues and other agencies.
Applicants should be willing to work on a seven-day, sleep in shift pattern basis which includes evening, weekends and public holidays.
Applicants must be in possession of or working towards a relevant qualification such as the HNC/SVQ III in Social Care, Working with Children and Young People within a three-year period.
Applicants must be registered with the SSSC (Residential Child Care) either at appointment or within six months. In return, you will be provided with regular supervision and training opportunities to enhance your existing skills.
This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.
For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact Stephen Crew, Registered Manager on 873135.
Closing date: Monday 6 May 2019
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
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