Relief Night Social Care Assistant, Various Older Peoples Care Facilities - ORK06906

£0 - £10,000

Orkney Islands Council, Kirkwall

  • Full time
  • Temporary

Posted 48 weeks ago, 29 Mar

Closing date: Job Closed

job Ref: ORK06906

Full Job Description


Various Older People's Care Facilities

Relief Night Social Care Assistant

Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£16.49 per hour (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

We are seeking to recruit an individual who is highly motivated towards providing high quality services to older people providing continuous care to the frail, elderly and those with dementia in our care homes at the following locations:

Smiddybrae House in Dounby;
Hamnavoe House in Stromness; and
St Rognvald's House in Kirkwall.

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 well being; including assisting with personal care in keeping with the standards of care required by the Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCWIS).

Relevant experience in a similar post would be an advantage.

You should hold a minimum of SVQ Level II in Care or other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Care Home service for Adults or be able to achieve this within 5 years. You must also register with the SSSC as a Support Worker within six months of appointment.

This post are 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 Shirley Miller, Registered Manager on .

The recruitment for this post is ongoing.

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