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Goathill Campus Sinclair Avenue Stornoway Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AP
£25,892 per year
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Full Time
37 hours per week


Apprentice – Social Services & Health Care, Goathill Campus

37 hours per week, Fixed term of one year

£25,892 per annum (inclusive of £2,742 Distant Islands Allowance per annum)

An Apprentice is sought for Taigh Shìphoirt, a 52-bedded care home including an additional 11-bedded respite wing, and Bremner Court, which consists of 35 independent flats, within the Goathill Complex.

As an Apprentice you will be trained as a Social Care Assistant in conjunction with an accredited training programme. This will enable you to work as a member of a team that promotes and supports Adults with Support Needs to actively take part within local resources and facilities to maximise their inclusion, independence and planned outcomes.

It is essential that you have an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of people with support needs. The ability to work with behaviours that challenge services, respect for others, the ability to gather and retain information and follow instructions and the ability to work effectively as part of a team are essential for this post.

You will work towards an SVQ Level 2 in Social Services and Health Care – achievability 1 year.

This role requires the wearing and use of PPE.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.

Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance.

Please see attached 'Job Description & Person Specification ' for further information.

Closing Date: Monday 17 June 2024


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  • Scottish Living Wage