Care Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/01/2019 12:00
£8,670 - £9,437.76
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Tynedale House, Blyth
Post Number:
Closing date:
17 Jan
Further Information

The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across the largest county in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here:

The Service

Tynedale House provides support to people with a learning disability and some associated complex health care needs. The service provides a 24 bed residential unit for older people with learning disabilities, and a 6 bed respite unit for people over the age of 18.

The role

The post holder will be expected undertake night shift duties within the home, both in residential and respite services

We are offering:
A starting salary of £8670.00
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

Essential requirements:
Basic numeracy and literacy skills
Experience in care setting
Flexible approach
Commitment to providing a quality service and undertake job related training with a minimum of QCF level 2
Good communication skills

For further information, please contact Anne Spratt or Liz Smith on 01670 364660 for an informal discussion.

Please note that successful applicants must be able to attend an interview on 28th January 2018

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please contact Rebecca Harding or Jon Craig or email

Please note
This job is closed for applications.