ORKNEY HEALTH AND CARE
St Rognvald House, Smiddybrae House & St Peter's House
Relief Senior Social Care Worker
Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£15.80 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate
You will be required to carry out tasks and duties delegated by the Registered Manager 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 Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS).
Previous experience in social care is essential and experience in a management or supervisory role would be desirable.
You should hold an SVQ 3 Social Services and Healthcare, or equivalent level qualification, to enable registration with the SSSC. You should also hold a supervisory or management qualification to meet the SSSC management qualifications criteria or be able to achieve this within 3 years of initial appointment.
You must register with the SSSC as Supervisor in Care Home Services for Adults within 6 months of appointment.
The 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, Registered Manager on 01856 771100.
The recruitment for this post is ongoing.
Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.