Support Worker - Farmborough Court

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/06/2021 23:59
£18,562 to £19,698 Pro Rata if working less than 37 hours per week
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Closing date:
11 Jun
Further Information

Sunderland Care and Support is one of the largest providers of social care services within the North East delivering a range of service on behalf of Sunderland City Council. We provide person centred innovate services that improve the lives of the people we serve.

Our mission is to provide customers with the care and support they need to live happy, healthy and successful lives.

We value all our staff and believe investing in them through training and development forms the foundation to deliver excellence in care. A job with us not only makes a difference to our customers lives, but can also be lifechanging for you.

Successful applicants will be supported via induction and training which relates specifically to the post for which they have applied. The post involves supporting adults who are recovering from illness and or trauma to recover and to gain independence through meaningful activity. Customers can be admitted from hospital or their own home and referrals are made via professionals within the City. The service is fast paced as customers stay only a short time before being supported to move to either their own homes or new accommodation depending on their needs. Our customers are often frail and frequently have comorbidities including varying degrees of physical and cognitive impairment. They often present as unwell and the team works closely with Multi-Disciplinary Team members including Social Workers, Therapists, Community Nurses, GP and Geriatrician. The role of support worker involves supporting the customer with all aspects of activities of daily living routines including following therapy plans for which training is also provided.
Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.
Application forms should be submitted by email to recruitment.SCAS@sunderlandcareandsupport.co.uk or via post to The Recruitment Team, Sunderland Care and Support, Leechmere Centre, Carrmere Road, Sunderland, SR2 9TQ.
Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you provide on your application form. We will contact shortlisted candidates by email to confirm the arrangements for interview and an online assessment. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notification as you will not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk/spam folder.
Due to the current restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, interviews will be via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful following the recruitment process any appointment will be subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.
Please note CVs or covering letters will not be accepted.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.