Health and Social Care Officer
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
£19,312 - £20,493 per annum, pro rata (£15,658 - £16,615 actual salary)
Hours per week:
30 hours per week
Social Care - Adult Service
Newcastle upon Tyne
We are looking to appoint committed and enthusiastic people to be Health and Social Care Officers in our day service. We provide a service for adults with severe learning disabilities with additional complex support needs i.e physical disability, Autism, Dementia, behaviours that can challenge. You will be required to work as part of a large team supporting individuals in all aspects of daily living.
Successful applicants will be joining an experienced, dedicated and creative team providing opportunities for people to develop their independence and reach their full potential using a wide range of activities and therapies.
You will use person centred approaches to ensure that the needs and aspirations of the individuals are met and support people to express themselves, make choices and utilise their own unique forms of communication/expression.
We are looking to appoint people who are willing and able to adopt new and innovative approaches and creative solutions in what can be a constantly changing environment.
You will be expected to assist in all aspects of daily living including personal care,
assistance with meals and have some experience in working with people whose behaviour may be seen as challenging.
For further information re: Health and Social Care Officer at Welford Centre contact
Resource Manager, Louise Hewitt on 01912772577
As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.