Assistant: Residential Care Senior

Are you passionate about supporting people to live meaningful and dignified lives? Do you want to be part of a dedicated team rated as ‘Good’ by the CQC.

The Council of the Isles of Scilly is recruiting for the post of Assistant: Residential Care Senior. The role will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day management and smooth running of the Islands small residential care home. You will be required to lead shifts and support best practice in the care of older adults. Working closely with the senior care team you will ensure that the home maintains the highest standards of care at all times.

The ideal candidate will be someone with experience of working in a residential care setting, a strong understanding of safeguarding and has demonstrable skills in compassion, respect and empathy.

There will be some accommodation options available.

Thinking of working for the Council of the Isles of Scilly? Here are just some of the benefits which we are able to offer to our employees:

  • A competitive salary
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Eye care voucher scheme
  • A generous relocation package for eligible candidates
  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements
  • Generous Holiday allowance
  • A free confidential and impartial counselling service

This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure check 

For an informal discussion please telephone Gareth Peters on (01720) 422148 or email

Business Unit: 
Services to our Community
Full or Part Time - Permanent
£17,891 - £19,939 per annum
Closing Date: 
Monday, 03 April, 2017 - 1pm
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

Application Form
Advertisement Monitoring
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Guidance Notes
Isles of Scilly Information Sheet

Please submit completed applications to or 
HR Officer
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email or telephone 01720 424000