Social Care Worker – Hamnavoe House – ORK

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Job Type : Full-time
Job Function : Social Worker
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Size : 1001 to 5000 Employees
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ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE

Health and Community Care

Hamnavoe House

Social Care Worker

  • 2 hours per week, Shift working over seven days

Temporary maternity cover up to 1 August 2021

£24,813 – £26,893 / £27,658 – £30,310 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant 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 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 another 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 another 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.

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 Marina Stanger on 01856 850311.

Closing Date: Sunday 22 November 2020

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

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk