Senior Social Care Worker (1-2 posts, up to 37 hpw) - Nordalea Care at Home and Brucehall

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: 27,868 - 29,027
Location: Shetland Islands

Closing date: 27 October 2016
Job ref. no.: SIC01362

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The purpose of the job is to assist with all tasks associated with managing the service including the supervision of staff, and to actively participate in the provision of person-centred care, in accordance with relevant legislation and guidelines. To ensure attendance to the physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, cultural and social care needs of the service users in your care, this could include;

Older people, including those with needs associated with dementia; Children and young people, including those with special needs; Adults with learning disabilities; Adults with physical disabilities; and Adults with mental ill-health

in their own homes and/or in a residential, supported accommodation or day-care setting.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information The grade of this post is I Salary shown in the advertis inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1,998 per annum (pro rata) 1-2 Permanent Full Time posts for up to 37 hours per week in total,52.18 weeks per year Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made The successful candidate will have to complete registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of the agreed start date A relocation package does not apply to this post We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory Pre-Employment Medical screening with our Occupational Health provider You must hold a valid driving licence and have a suitable vehicle for use during your employment or the ability to travel throughout Shetland at short notice and where public transport is limited Not suitable for Remote Working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

Proposed Interview Date: Friday 11 November 2016

This post is based at Nordalea Care at Home and Brucehall, Unst

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Mia Hughson, Assistant Manager, on 01595 745875 or email

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