Care Worker.183

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/11/2020 23:59
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
Closing date:
24 Nov
Further Information

We are seeking to recruit Care Support Workers to the Short Term Support Service in South East area of Northumberland. The main aim of the service is to provide timely care interventions to adults living in their own homes. The Client groups include people who require rehabilitative care following hospital admissions as a result of i.e. a stroke, fall, fracture, surgery or a short term illness and to people who require crisis care to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions. Close team working with colleagues and excellent communication is integral to the success of the service delivery.

The service operates on an early and late shift basis between the parameters of 7:00 am & 10:00 p.m. 365 days per year.

This post is for 15 hours per wek

The starting salary is £8145

The successful applicants will have a minimum qualification of NVQ level 2, or be committed to achieve The Care Certificate Award, and also possess the ability to undertake further identified specialist training to meet the requirements of the post.

It is also essential that the successful candidate can fully meet the transport requirements of the post, for which expenses will be paid in accordance with the organisations Single Status agreement rates.

The closing date is 24 November 2020 at midnight


Informal Enquiries to:

Lisa Pringle, Deputy Team Manager on 07778536811/ 01670 392518

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 Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email Rebecca.harding@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.