Home Care and Support Worker
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Closed for applications on 30/11/2023 23:59
£23,500 - £24,702 pro rata for part-time Grade 4
plus enhanced payments for working unsocial hours
Social Care - Adult Service
Sycamore Lodge Extra Care Scheme, Spennymoor, DL16 7ES
IN HOUSE SERVICES -EXTRA CARE SCHEMES
Sycamore Lodge Extra Care Scheme, Spennymoor.
Home Care and Support Worker
18.5 hours permanent post available
Vacancy Ref: AHS/23/649
SALARY: £23,500 - £24,702 pro rata for part-time (an hourly rate of £12.18 rising to £12.80) - grade 4 ** plus enhanced payments for working unsocial hours**
If you have elderly friends and relatives, you will understand the value they place on independence.
This role will give you the opportunity to work in social care and contribute to a vital and valuable 24 hour community service in your local area, by providing care and support to service users within Sycamore Lodge Extra Care Scheme, Spennymoor.
WHAT IS INVOLVED?
The post requires successful candidates to be able to arrive at the scheme by 7am for some shifts and be able to work a rota of shifts over a 7 day period.
There will be a variety of shifts covering days, evenings, nights and weekends.
We encourage you to contact Vicky Braithwaite Tel: 01388 818290
Mobile: 07552814760 or email email@example.com to arrange an informal discussion about the role.
WHAT WILL I NEED?
Applicants will require good communication skills, demonstrate a common-sense approach, be able to work on their own initiative after completion of an extensive induction, along with the ability to build positive relationships with service users and colleagues.
No previous experience required however applicants should be willing to undertake personal care.
Qualifications: NVQ Level 2 in Care or willingness to achieve within a set timescale
If successful, you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.
HOW TO APPLY
In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs.
Applications must be submitted on-line via the Northeast Jobs portal.
Please use the ‘Person Specification’ section of your application form to demonstrate that you have the essential and where possible, desirable experience, skills, and knowledge.
Candidates who do not evidence that they meet the essential qualifications and experience listed on the person specification will not be short-listed
It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 11th December 2023.
We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants that can show they meet all the essential criteria and have indicated they have a disability, are a looked after young person, care leaver or a veteran.
If you have any support needs or require assistance when applying for this role, please contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team via email PESAHS@durham.gov.uk
BENEFITS AND REWARDS
We can offer you a range of employee benefits including competitive salaries, a generous leave entitlement of up to 32 days , a government pension scheme and various flexible and hybrid working options (benefits are subject to individual Terms and Conditions).
If you would like to know more, please follow this link: https://www.durham.gov.uk/article/26895/Rewards-and-benefits
Induction into the service and the role,
- Working as part of a team within a building,
- Support from the senior team and Supervisor on site,
- Structured career path including professional development,
- Guaranteed hours with the opportunity of working extra hours,
- Full training, equipment and uniform provided,
- Pension scheme,
- Physiotherapy service.
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION
We are a proud equal opportunities employer and recognise the value of difference, having a diverse talented workforce brings new ideas and new perspectives, which will facilitate growth and improvements to services.
As a Disability Confident Leader, we encourage applications from disabled people and can provide support throughout the recruitment process, for more information please refer to the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion page on our website.
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This job is closed for applications.