Health and Social Care Officer (Reablement)
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£24,294 - £25,119 per annum, pro rata (actual £16,414 - £16,972 per annum) plus evening and weekend enhancements
Hours per week:
25 hours per week
Social Care - Adult Service
Newcastle upon Tyne
For this post we can arrange a interview prior to submission of your application form, and support you through the process.
14 posts at 25hrs per week Salary breakdown (example) Full time: £24,294 per annum salary (£2,041 per month) *15% = £3,644 enhancement per annum (approx. £303.66 per month) Pro-rata (25hrs): £16,414 per annum salary (£1,367 per month) *15% = £2,462 enhancement per annum (approx. £205 per month)
Health & Social Care Officers play a vital role by supporting people in their own homes across the City of Newcastle to improve their quality of life. People want to remain as independent in their own home for as long as possible and our Community Reablement Service is here to support them do that.
This is a highly personalised service which enables people to do things for themselves. These posts do not require specific experience or professional qualifications. What they really need is your caring approach, your patience, and your commitment to making a real difference to people’s lives.
Once in post we would support you through a 3-month comprehensive induction and training program, learning all aspects of the role alongside our experienced colleagues.
Maintaining the dignity of people must be always a priority and successful applicants must be able to deliver care and support with great sensitivity whilst demonstrating a strong commitment to promoting independence.
Being able to work shifts, weekends and split shifts on a rota basis is essential, see attached work rota. You will be provided with a uniform and work phone.
For more information or to arrange a interview at your convenience please contact Andrea Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org or Telephone 0191 2782898
Benefits: Regular supervision, training, generous annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays with the ability to buy additional leave.
Access to health assured, mindfulness sessions and other wellbeing initiatives.
Access to a generous, defined pension scheme.
Access to a number of schemes such as vehicle leasing, bike to work, home electronics and annual travel pass'
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. 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.
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.