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Work in Homecare and Reablement

Job Opportunities

Find a job, gain a qualification, and build a life in the Western Isles with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Homecare and Reablement team.

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is looking to attract new home care staff to permanent posts with opportunities for progression and benefits. Staff recruited from outwith the Western Isles will benefit from Key worker housing status and relocation packages.

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s – Homecare and Reablement Service is looking to recruit care staff who are caring, compassionate and reliable to join our skilled team of staff to support people living in our communities and enabling them to continue living at home.

The service’s aim is to ensure a high standard of care and support is always provided, based on person-centred planning, compassion, dignity, respect and trust.

Make a Difference

 If you would like to make a difference in the lives of people living across the Western Isles this post could be for you. This is an extremely rewarding role and is highly valued by the recipients of the service and the wider community.

Get Qualified and Receive a Salary Rising to £29,000

New employees to the service will start as a Homecare and Reablement Assistant, Grade D (£24,501 – £25,581). Employees will be supported to undertake and achieve an SVQ II in Health and Social Care within 6 months from commencing in post. On achieving their SVQ II and on completion of all mandatory training employees will progress to a Homecare and Reablement Worker, Grade E (£26,218 – £29,034, pro rata).

Successful candidates who already hold an SVQ II in Health and Social Care can be fast tracked, on completion of all Comhairle specific mandatory training, to a Homecare and Reablement Worker.

We look forward to receiving your application.  Should you wish an informal discussion regarding the post please telephone 01851 705755.

Receive Employee Benefits

 Successful applicants will be eligible for the following employee benefits.

  • Key Worker Accommodation Status and Relocation Package available for eligible candidates.
  • Fully funded SVQ Qualification in Health and Social Care.
  • SSSC registration fees met by Employer
  • PVG fees met by Employer
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Blue Light Card
  • 25 days Annual Leave per year (pro rata for part time staff) increasing to 30 days after 5 years

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Further Discussion

We look forward to receiving your application.  Should you wish an informal discussion regarding the post please telephone 01851 705755.