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Home Care and Support Worker (part-time 18.5hrs)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
16/05/2017
Advert End Date:
30/05/2017 23:59
Salary:
£16,123 to £17,419 pro rata grade 3
Hours per week:
18.5 hours
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
163165
Employment Location:
Charles Dickens Lodge Extra Care Scheme, Barnard Castle
Post Number:
AHS/17/134

Job details 

Closing date:
30 May


Further information

Adult & Health Services
Adult Care- In House Provider Services

Job Location: Charles Dickens Lodge Extra Care Scheme, Barnard Castle

Vacancy No: AHS/17/134

Temporary to cover a period of maternity leave until November 2017 subject to the return of the substantive postholder/Service Review


Work in your local area and contribute to a vital community service.

If you have elderly friends and relatives you will understand the value they place on independence. This role will give you the opportunity to contribute to a valuable community service by providing care and support to service users within Charles Dickens Lodge, Barnard Castle.

The post requires candidates with the ability to develop excellent communication skills, be able to demonstrate a common sense approach, be able to work on their own initiative and manage their own workloads, along with the ability to build positive relationships with service users, colleagues and external agencies.

Applicants must have relevant experience of caring in a personal or professional capacity.

Benefits include:
- Structured career path including NVQ development;
- Guaranteed hours;
- Full training, equipment and uniform provided;
- Pension scheme;
- Physiotherapy service.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 9th June, 2017.

The appointment for this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced level check.

For further information about the post please contact: Rachael Brown, Operations Supervisor on 01388 818290. E-mail: rachael.brown@durham.gov.uk

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrAHS@durham.gov.uk


In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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