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Closed for applications on 15/09/2019 23:59
Grade C. £18,426 - Pro rata to hours worked
Hours per week:
18 Hours 30 Minutes
Social Care - Adult Service
Shadon House Dementia Resource Centre provides support for 23 people requiring a period of assessment, respite and day-care.
As a support worker, you will need to carry out a range of duties including supporting service users with tasks that promote their independence, maximise their wellbeing and maintain their dignity.
You will be required to develop and maintain a range of records, including individual care plans and health and safety records.
Knowledge of the needs of vulnerable people and excellent communication skills are essential to this post. You must hold a Level 2 NVQ in Care or equivalent qualification. You must also have a commitment to service user consultation and working in partnership.
Experience of working as part of a team is desirable, as is the ability to work on your own initiative.
Experience of working with older people and those living with dementia is also desirable.
If successful you will be required to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.
Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk
This job is closed for applications.