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Care Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
14/01/2022
Advert End Date:
06/02/2022 23:59
Salary:
£20,092-£20,493 pro rata
Hours per week:
30
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
219046
Employment Location:
Stockton-on-Tees
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
6 Feb
Further Information

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.

We are looking for a highly dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join an experienced team of Care Assistants at the Halcyon Day Centre providing high quality social and personal care to up to 65 adults and older people per day including those suffering from dementia and dementia like conditions.

Our committed, experienced team offer people support to meet their needs whilst maintaining and promoting independence wherever possible. Our focus at the Halcyon Centre is on providing opportunities to empower and enable people to achieve their full potential through providing a wide range of tailored activities in a stimulating, supportive and friendly environment.

The successful candidate will become part of a large team of Care Assistants led by 3 Senior Care Assistants and a Dementia Care Coordinator under the overall direction a Deputy Manager and Manager. We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual who is client focussed a good team player with a keen desire to develop and learn within this setting.

You will need a minimum of QCF Level 2 Diploma Health & Social Care (Adults) or NVQ Level 2 in Care (Adults) along with experience of working with older people with mental health needs including dementia and dementia like illnesses. Dementia Awareness and other relevant training is desirable although this will be provided to the right candidate.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria as detailed in the Person Specification document when completing your application as these will be used to select candidates for interview.

We offer an excellent total reward package including a competitive salary, generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Rebecca Williams, Manager on 01642 528028