Advertisement Details The purpose of the job is to actively provide person-centred care in accordance with relevant legislation and guidelines. To attend to the physical, social and emotional needs of the service users in your care, this could include;
Older people, including those with needs associated with dementia;
Children and young people, including those with special needs;
Adults with learning disabilities;
Adults with physical disabilities; and
Adults with mental ill-health
in their own homes and/or in a residential, supported accommodation or day-care setting.
More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.
Please follow the link(s) below for further information -
www.shetland.gov.uk Additional Information
The grade of this post is F/G
Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.1732 per hour
This post is career graded - your salary and career progression will depend on your experience and qualifications
Permanent Part Time post, 28 hours per week, 52.18 weeks per year
This post is predominantly based in the care centre, however there may be occasions which require you to complete shifts within care at home
Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
The successful candidate will have to complete registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 12 months of the agreed start date
A relocation package does not apply to this post
We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
We are happy to talk flexible working
During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.
This post is based at Overtonlea Care Services, Levenwick.
For further details relating to this post, please contact: Claire Laurenson, Senior Social Care Worker on 01595 745045 or e-mail
If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.
If you're a kind, compassionate person who'd like to make a difference to people's lives, then social care could be the right career for you.
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