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The Northern Ireland Social Care Council (Description of Social Care Workers) Order (Northern Ireland) 2006

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (Description of Social Care Workers) Order (Northern Ireland) 2006 and shall come into operation on 24th October 2006.

(2) In this Order—

“the Act” means the Health and Personal Social Services Act (Northern Ireland) 2001.

Description of social care workers for the purposes of registration

2.  Subject to regulation 2 of the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (Social Care Workers) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006(1), the following descriptions of social care workers are specified for the purposes of section 3(1)(b) of the Act—

(a)a person who is a member of care staff in a residential care home, a nursing home or a day care setting;

(b)a person who manages or is a member of care staff in a residential family centre;

(c)a person who is supplied by a domiciliary care agency to provide personal care in their own homes for persons who by reason of illness, infirmity or disability are unable to provide it for themselves without assistance; or

(d)persons of any of the descriptions in paragraphs (a) to (e) of subsection (3) of section 2 of the Act who are treated as social care workers by virtue of regulations made under that section(2).

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety on 28th September 2006.

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Paul Martin

A senior officer of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

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