Relief Social Care Worker, Smiddybrae House - ORK06909
£0 - £10,000
Orkney Islands Council, Dounby
- Full time
Full Job Description
ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
Relief Social Care Worker
Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£13.43 / £14.77 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate
We are seeking to recruit an individual who is highly motivated towards providing high quality services to older people in our care home. The post holder will be required to undertake tasks as delegated by senior staff, but also need to be able to use their own initiative at times. The post requires adherence to Care Standards and Codes of Practice as well as a positive attitude towards optimum fulfilment of older peoples
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 other 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 other 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.
You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Orkney to met the operational requirements of the Service.
This post is 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 Marina Stanger on .
The closing date for the above post is on-going
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.