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Social Care Worker, Exceptional Care Package, Stornoway


Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW

  • SALARY: £18,583 – £20,684 per year
  • CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent
  • POSITION TYPE: Part Time
  • HOURS: 29 hours per week

Job Description

You will be supporting an individual with tracheostomy / ventilation care and special need support requirements within their home to enable them to live in the community.  This work requires integrity, flexibility and a caring manner to help an individual maintain independence.


You should have good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a lone working environment and also as part of a team.  Experience of working with people with support needs, care planning and SVQ lll in Care (or equivalent) is essential.  In the absence of this you must have the ability to undertake and achieve this qualification 36 months after registration with the SSSC.  You will work as part of a team on a shift basis.

Full specialist training will be given and updated appropriately.  A professional support network will also be available to you.

The wearing and use of PPE is essential in this post.

Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance. 

Appointment to the post will be on the first point of grade with annual incremental progression.

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