Activities Facilitator

Orkney Islands Council
£16,114 - £17,099 per year Pro Rata
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time



Activities Facilitator

7 hours per week
Temporary up to 30 November 2017
£18,112 to £19,097 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

Do you welcome an exciting challenge and would enjoy the opportunity to work as part of an innovative new project, if so we would like to hear from you.

A change to the way in which day services are delivered on Hoy is being set up and we are looking for and enthusiastic Activity Facilitator to work alongside the Haey Hope in this new venture. The service will work with adults to promote wellbeing and implement and evaluate a wide range of social and therapeutic activities within a lunch club and in the wider community. The post holder will be line managed by a Senior Day Centre Officer and will be required to work closely with locally based colleagues in health, social services and the Third Sector.

You should hold an SVQ 2 or equivalent level qualification in Social Care.

A full driving licence is a requirement of this post and the post holder will be expected to hold or undertake training to complete a MIDAS qualification

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Karen Stevenson, Service Manager, Orkney Health and Care on 873535 Ext 2602 or by e-mail or Kirsty Wallace, Senior Day Centre Officer, West Mainland Day Centre 771100

Closing Date: Sunday 23 October 2016

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

See also:
Our Recruitment Process.pdf
Job Description & Person Specification.pdf