Social Care Worker - Smiddybrae
ORKNEY HEALTH & CARE
Older People’s Services
Social Care Worker
22.2 hours per week
£22,179 - £24,067 / £24,768 - £27,186 (including Shift Allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)
We are seeking to recruit an individual on a permanent basis who is enthusiastic with a caring approach and who is highly motivated towards providing high quality services to older people in our care home. The post holder will be required to undertake tasks as delegated by senior staff, but also need to be able to use their own initiative at times. The post requires adherence to Care Standards and Codes of Practice as well as a positive attitude towards optimum fulfilment of older peoples’ quality of life.
Previous experience in social care is essential. You should hold an SVQ3 in Social Care, or a relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC, or achieve this within 3 years
Registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is required 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 these posts, please contact Marina Stanger, Unit Lead on 01856 771100.
Closing Date: Sunday 18 December 2016
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
Job Description & Person Specification.doc
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