Relief Domestic, Various Older People's Care Facilities

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: 8.33 - 8.33
Location: Orkney Islands

Closing date: 30 April 2017
Job ref. no.: ORK01320

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ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Various Older People's Care Facilities

Relief Domestic

Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£9.37 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to undertake domestic duties at Smiddybrae House, a residential establishment in Dounby; St Peter's House, a residential establishment in Stromness; and St Rognvald House, a residential establishment in Kirkwall, providing continuous care to the frail, elderly and those with dementia.

Applicants should have relevant experience in a similar post and a current Food Hygiene Certificate would be an advantage.

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 Sylvia Rae, Registered Manager on 01856 850271.

The recruitment for this post is on-going.

Orkney Islands Council ensures that the pay for all posts meets the Scottish Local Government Living Wage.

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

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About Orkney Islands Council

Forget images of remote islands - Orkney is well served by superb modern transport links.

Forget the idea of a few people in the middle of no-where - Orkney is home to over 20,000 people.

Orkney may bring to mind certain images, but the chances are they are, to say the least, a little off the mark. Sure, we're a bit off the beaten track, but the needs of our community are just the same as anywhere else. And, as a result, the opportunities we can offer you are comparable with those you'll find elsewhere. Of course, there are a few differences: for starters Orkney consists of 100,000 hectares spread over 70+ small islands (19 of which are inhabited), so, like our service users, you'll need to make the most of the transportation links which are vital to Orkney's social and economic well-being.

Orkney Islands Council may be the smallest local authority in Scotland, but we can offer some big challenges. And big opportunities. This could be your big chance to make the move, and make a difference.

OIC has an impact on many aspects of everyday life. With around 1,800 staff, we are also the countyâ€â„¢s biggest employer.

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