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  • Ref no: ORK03549
  • Published: 13/8/19
  • Closes: 20/8/19
  • Location: Braeburn Court, St Margaret’s Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SN
  • Salary: £18,539 - £19,639 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 27.5 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.


Braeburn Court

Social Care Assistant

27.5 hours per week
£23,476 - £24,741 pro rata (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

We are seeking to recruit an individual who is highly motivated towards providing high quality services to older people in our extra care facility. The post holder will be required to undertake tasks as delegated by senior staff, but also need to be able to use their own initiative at times. The post requires adherence to Care Standards and Codes of Practice as well as a positive attitude towards optimum fulfilment of older people's lives.

Previous experience in social care is highly desirable.

You should hold an SVQ 2 in Social Care, or other relevant qualification, to enable registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Care Home Service for adults, or 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 Sarah Kirkness, Unit Lead on 01856 831501
Closing Date: Tuesday 20 August 2019

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