ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Health and Community Care
Social Care Worker
22.2 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
Temporary maternity cover up to 1 August 2021
£24,813 - £26,893 / £27,658 - £30,310 pro rata (including 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 G5
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 G6
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.
This post is subject to Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.
For an informal discussion about this post please contact Marina Stanger on 01856 850311.
Closing Date: Sunday 22 November 2020
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk