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Childrens Residential Services 8 Rendall Road Kirkwall, KW15 1ZS
£31,942 - £35,910 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
18 hours per week


Children and Families Residential

Social Care Worker (Children and Young People)

18.5 hours per week
£31,942 - £32,642 / £33,448 - £35,910 pro rata
£16.55 - £16.92 / £17.34 - £18.61 per hour
The above amounts include Shift Allowance and Distant Islands Allowance

A vacancy exists for a part time Social Care Worker in Orkney’s Residential Services
The residential children’s service in Orkney is committed to providing a safe, stable, and nurturing home setting for looked after children. We are seeking a Social Care Worker who will be committed to maintaining a positive and safe environment for children and young people and to work collaboratively with colleagues and other agencies.

Applicants should be willing to work on a seven-day, sleep in shift pattern basis which includes evening, weekends, and public holidays.

Applicants must be in possession of or working towards a relevant qualification such as the HNC/SVQ III in Social Care, Working with Children and Young People within a five-year period. You must also be registered with the SSSC (Residential Childcare) either at appointment or within six months.

In return, you will be provided with regular supervision and training opportunities to enhance your existing skills.

For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact Stephen Crew, Registered Manager on 873135/886601.

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

Closing Date: Sunday 28 July 2024

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

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