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22/03/2018 23:59
£18,746 - £20,138 Pro Rata
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Social Care - Adult Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
22 Mar

Further information

Reference: G789

Department: Adult Social Care and Health Integration

Service Area: Specialist and Lifelong Services

Salary: £18,746 - £20,138 pro rata

Hours: 1 x 24.5 hours per week
1 x 18.5 hours per week
2 x 25 hours per week (Male applicants only)

Contractual Status: Permanent

Applications are invited who have appropriate experience and who can provide direct care and support to adults with complex health needs and associated disabilities within the Orchard Day Service. Additionally applicants must also have experience of working in partnership with a senior team to deliver and review individual’s personal programs.

The successful person will need to demonstrate an ability to work within complex and rapidly changing environments, as well has having the ability to identify any potential threats/risks, taking active steps to rectify and overcome them.

For reasons of privacy and decency the 2 x 25 hours posts are restricted to male applicants as the role requires the delivery of direct personal care for male residents.

Applicants must:

• To have an appropriate NVQ 2 or equivalent in Care, with the HSC375 Medication Unit as a desirable requirement, but not essential.
• To have achieved a good standard of education to GCSE level or equivalent
• Have substantial practitioner experience in the field of Social Care working with people with Complex Health Needs
• Knowledge and understanding of a range of disability issues
• Have a some understanding of the principles within Person Centred services
• To demonstrate an ability to exceed professional standards and act as a role model for new qualified staff

You will also be required to work a flexible working rota, which may include evenings or weekends. A full UK Driving License is a desirable requirement of this post.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date: Thursday 22nd March 2018 by 12 midnight.

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