Care Worker

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 05/10/2018 12:00
£9.78 - 10.65 per hour
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Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Various throughout Northumberland
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Closing date:
5 Oct
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen for care support worker posts based in Northumberland for the Short Term Support Service.

STSS, recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC provides care and rehabilitation to adults living in their own homes supporting people following hospital admission e.g. for a stroke, fall, fracture or surgery or who need immediate care to remain within their home environment.

The service employs both Care and Therapy staff working together to provide care, equipment and rehabilitation programmes to enable people to regain their independence.

The Care Service operates on an early and late shift basis between the parameters of 7am – 10pm 365 days per year. Rotas operate on a 6 week rolling basis.

Main tasks include personal care, showering, medication, meals and practical support.

Our service offers:-

• Salaried posts with generous, competitive rates of pay with enhancements
and bank Holiday working, including paid travel time between clients
• Expenses and Mileage (paid in accordance with organisation’s agreed rates)
• Paid training on induction
• Uniform/ all protective equipment needed
• Company mobile phone
• Free DBS check
• Company pension scheme
• Staff benefits scheme
• Out of Hours support
• Annual Holiday entitlement
• Excellent on-going training and support

Experience is not essential as a full training programme operates for successful candidates. NVQ2 is desirable or a commitment to achieving the Care Certificate Award and undertake further training to meet the requirements of the post.
It is essential however that the successful candidate can meet the transport requirements of the post.

Care support worker posts are available across and between sites in Northumberland; South East, West and North.

If this post appeals to you and you feel you having caring qualities and wanted a job that makes a difference within a team known for its outstanding service, ring for more information on:
Michael Culley – South East – 01670 396 551
Lorraine Glenn – South East – 01670 392 522
Shirley Proctor – West – 01434 612 910
Sue Davison – Alnwick – 01670 623 925
Sue Arnott – Berwick – 01670 629 453

Please note
This job is closed for applications.