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Senior Social Care Worker

  • Job reference: ABASCW
  • Location: Dunoon, Argyll & Bute
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Senior Social Care Worker
Argyll and Bute Council
£13 - £20ph
3 Month ongoing

I am recruiting for a Senior Social Care Officer to provide support to not only the residents of the home, but to lesser experienced members of the team. The main focus is to promote the rights and responsibilities of residents and, where appropriate, advocate on their behalf.

General Duties are as follows:
1. Management and monitoring of the work of Care Officers ensuring the maintenance of the highest standards.

2. Responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Unit in the absence of the Unit Manager.

3. Assist in the development and training of staff.

4. General administration tasks including the maintenance of records and case files.

5. To implement individual Care Plans involving residents, carers and other professional staff.

6. To maintain supervision of staff in line with Council Policy.

7. To maintain residents review system.

Shift Pattern Example:
Monday 14.00pm-22.10pm
Tuesday 07.20am-15.20pm
Wednesday 07.20am -15.20pm
Saturday 14.00pm-22.10pm
Sunday 14.00pm -22.10pm

- SSSC Registration
- Prior experience within a residential/support setting
- SVQ Level 3 in Social Care or other relevant qualification

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!