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Papdale Halls of Residence, by Kirkwall Grammar School, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1QN
£11.03 - £11.59 per hour
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Job Description

Papdale Halls of Residence

Relief Assistant House Parent

£11.03 / £11.59 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate

We are looking for Relief Assistant House Parents to assist in the provision of general care and supervision of resident students living within Orkney Islands Council’s Papdale Halls of Residence. Papdale Halls of Residence is registered with the Care Inspectorate under the School Care Accommodation Services sector for up to one hundred resident students.

You will be responsible, enthusiastic and self-motivated. You will also be expected to offer guidance, emotional support, and contribute to their pastoral care. You should be an effective communicator who is confident in liaising with parents, schools and outside agencies as required.

For appointment at G3
Appointment at G3 will be for applicants that do not currently hold both the required qualifications to meet SSSC registration requirements.

For appointment at G4
You should hold relevant qualifications to meet the registration requirements of the Scottish Social Services Council as a worker in school care accommodation e.g. SVQ3 in Health and Social Care and HNC in Social Care.

Where either of the required qualifications are not held; they will require to be achieved within a 3 year period.

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

For additional information please contact Debbie Sclater, Manager, 01856 876060, or email 

Closing Date: Sunday 2 October 2022

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