Home Care and Support Worker - 18.5 hours

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
14/03/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/03/2019 23:59
Salary:
£17,173 - £18,319 grade 3 (pro-rata to hours worked)
Hours per week:
18.5
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
185033
Employment Location:
Charles Dickens Lodge, Barnard Castle
Post Number:
AHS/18/298C
Closing date:
28 Mar
Further Information

ADULT & HEALTH SERVICES
ADULT CARE
IN HOUSE SERVICES -EXTRA CARE

Job Location: Charles Dickens Lodge, Barnard Castle

Vacancy Reference Number: AHS/18/298C

2 x part-time 18.5 hour Home Care and Support Workers required on a temporary basis up to 30/6/2019 subject to the return of the substantive postholders.

These posts are not open to job share.

Work in your local area and contribute to a vital community service.

If you have elderly friends and relatives you will understand the value they place on independence. This role will give you the opportunity to contribute to a valuable community service by providing care and support to service users within Charles Dickens Lodge.

The post requires candidates with the ability to develop excellent communication skills, be able to demonstrate a common sense approach, be able to work on their own initiative and manage their own workloads, along with the ability to build positive relationships with service users, colleagues and external agencies.

Applicants must have relevant experience of caring in a personal or professional capacity.

Benefits include:
- Structured career path including NVQ development;
- Guaranteed hours;
- Full training, equipment and uniform provided;
- Pension scheme;
- Physiotherapy service.

Qualifications: NVQ Level 2 in Care or willingness to achieve within a set timescale

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 15/4/2019.

The appointment for these posts will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced level check.

For further information about the posts please contact: Theresa Smailes, Operations Supervisor on 01833 690939 . Email theresa.smailes@durham.gov.uk

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrAHS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.