Care Worker 17 hours at Tynedale House

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/09/2019 23:59
£8,984 - £9,724
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Tynedale House
Closing date:
17 Sep
Further Information

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties 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: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

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 to work on Bebside respite unit, although would be expected to work on other units when required within the home. The respite and residential units cover a wide range of clients with varying complex needs and challenging behaviours.

This is a permanent post for 17 hours a week.
We are offering:
- A starting salary of £8,984 (rising to £9,724)
- 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 more information, please see the job description and person specification and closing date for applications is midnight on 17th September.

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 Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer)  claire.coe01@northumberland.gov.uk  
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  email  hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.