Care Co-ordinator (Level 1) - Day Services

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
04/02/2022 23:59
£20,092 to £21,748 (pro rata if working less than 37 hours per week)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
4 Feb
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.

This post is to provide and promote person-centred care and support to vulnerable customers including people who have a range of mental health needs, learning and physical disabilities, behaviour which might challenge and require differing levels of support; to meet a range of social and health needs.

To work effectively as part of a team, within a multi-agency framework, providing care and support to enable people to achieve their maximum level of independence through appropriate physical, emotional and psychological support including intimate personal care, support with basic health needs, practical tasks, appropriate communication and community involvement.

To assess, coordinate, and provide personal or practical interventions to a range of vulnerable people and individual customer’s care plans, including liaising with families and health and social care professionals.

New Government Regulations, require all persons working in social care services which provide activities regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulated care homes to be fully vaccinated. By 1 April 2022, you will be required to provide evidence that you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless medically exempt) as a condition of employment.

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.