Ostara Responder (Relief)
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
As and when required
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£18,795 - £19,945 per annum, pro rata
Hours per week:
Hours are as and when required
Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House
At YHN our vision is to be ‘First for Housing’. We have bold plans for the future and our people are key to us achieving our goals, so we want to attract the very best.
We manage more than 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and provide a huge range of support services to our customers. From benefits and money advice to providing a repairs and maintenance service and supporting customers with their tenancies, we strive to make living easier.
Our new business strategy, Destination 2022, sets out how we’re going to achieve our vision. The journey to Destination 2022 is guided by our values - Ready, Amazing, Revolutionary, Energetic - we live and breathe them and they shape how we work day to day.
We offer a forward thinking and open environment where our people are empowered to make a difference, coupled with competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits.
These benefits include flexible working, generous annual leave allowance, local government pension scheme and access to extensive learning and development opportunities plus regular support from your manager.
Casual posts, as and when required
The Role: We operate a 24-hour Service, which operates 7 days a week. We require relief staff to cover sickness and holidays on an as and when basis.
Ostara helps people to live safely and independently, offering a 24-hour mobile response service for people who feel vulnerable due to disability, health problems, varying forms of abuse or other circumstances. We provide a swift response and a range of service options to give peace of mind to each and every customer and their families.
You will be required to respond to emergency calls from Ostara customers who may have fallen, feel unwell or require other support.
The Person: You must have experience in providing person centred support.
If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Justine Lockey on 0191 2116630 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV’s, only online applications. To apply, click on the “Apply Now” tab. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your North East Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.
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.
References will be requested prior to interview for all roles requiring DBS clearance. The successful applicant will not commence in their role until satisfactory DBS clearance is obtained.
YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.