Social Care Assistant, Smiddybrae House (3 posts) - ORK07998

£20,001 - £30,000

Orkney Islands Council, Dounby

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 3 weeks ago, 9 Feb | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 10-03-2024 (In 5 days)

job Ref: ORK07998

Full Job Description


Smiddybrae House

Social Care Assistant (3 posts)

37 hours per week, Shift working over seven days
£30,361 - £31,019 / £15.74 - £16.08 per hour (including shift allowance and Distance 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 highly desirable. You should hold an SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or other relevant qualification, to enable registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Care Home Service for Adults or, where the essential qualification is not held, be able to achieve this within 5 years of appointment. You must also register with SSSC within 6 months of appointment.

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 this post, please contact Caroline Penman, Interim Registered Manager on .

Closing Date: Sunday 10 March 2024

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