Health and Social Care Officer (Nights)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/03/2019 22:59
£17,972 - £19,446 per annum, pro rata
Hours per week:
22 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
Closing date:
25 Mar
Further Information

Byker Lodge
22 hours per week (2 nights)

We currently have a vacancy for a 2 night Health and Social Care Officer within Newcastle City Council’s Care Services, the post will be based at Byker Lodge our short-term residential resource centre for older people. The centre provides dementia care.

This post involves working on the front-line providing care and support to some of the most vulnerable adults in the city. We are looking for applicants with a flexible approach who are committed to making a real difference to people’s lives.

Our staff work closely with health colleagues and must be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting independence, health, wellbeing and choice to those who use our services.

Maintaining the dignity of service users must be a priority at all times and successful applicants must be able to deliver personal care with great sensitivity.

Being able to work night shifts on a three week rota basis, 8.45pm-7.45am (including weekends and Bank Holidays) is essential.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

If you would like more information about this post please contact Angie Orrick, Resource Manager on 0191 2782831.

Apply online at

Interviews will take place week commencing 8 April 2019.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.