Home Support Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Closed for applications on 15/09/2019 23:59
Grade 5 £19,554 - £21,589 (pro-rata to hours worked)
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Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Hawthorn House, Framwellgate Moor, Durham
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Closing date:
15 Sep
Further Information

Adult Health Services
Adult Care Service, In House Services

Home Support Worker
2 X 27HRS
(Temporary until 31/3/2021)

Job Location: Hawthorn House, Framwellgate Moor, Durham


We are looking to appoint two enthusiastic temporary Home Support Workers within Hawthorn House, a unit which provides an extremely high standard of care in a short break/respite setting for people with learning disabilities based in Durham.

Applicants should have experience of working in a care environment/working with people who have a learning disability/specialist/complex needs/behaviours that may challenge.

Required Qualifications:

NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care or equivalent. Must be prepared to complete NVQ Level 3.

It is anticipated that interviews are to be held week commencing 23rd September, 2019.

The successful applicants for these posts will be required to apply for Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Susan Smith, Registered Manager, on 0191 3839609 or email susan.smith3@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

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager / Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.


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.

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This job is closed for applications.