ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Social Care Worker
14.8 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
£29,618 – £30,319 / £31,082 – £33,354 pro rata
£15.36 – £15.72 / £16.12 – £17.29 per hour
The above amounts include 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 essential.
To be appointed on Grade E 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 Grade F 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 requirements 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 Caroline Penman, Interim Registered Manager on 01856 771 100.
Closing Date: Sunday 5 November 2023
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
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