Social Care Workers - Overtonlea Care Services

Shetland, Shetland Islands
£10.63 - £12.14 per hour
06 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
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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.

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Additional Information
  • The grade of this post is F/G
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.0846 per hour
  • This post is career graded - your salary and career progression will depend on your experience and qualifications
  • Permanent Part Time post for various hours per week, 52.18 weeks per year. These posts are within the support at home service in the South Mainland,38 hours available which could be negotiated between preferred candidates and service needs - options could include, 10, 15, 20, 25 hpw contracts but not limited to these contract hours. This will be determined at appointment.
  • This post is predominantly based at care at home, however there may be occasions which require you to complete shifts within the care centre
  • 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 6 months of the agreed start date
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory Pre-Employment Medical screening with our Occupational Health provider
  • Not suitable for Job Share
  • Not suitable for Remote 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 atOvertonlea Care Services, Levenwick

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Amanda Malcolmson, Team Leader on 01595 745040 or email

If youhave a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

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