Care and Support Worker – (Direct Services – Day Opportunities, Extra Care and Telecare, Reablement)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
18/07/2024 12:00
£23,893 pa pro rata (£12.38 ph)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Direct Services – Day Opportunities, Extra Care and Telecare, Reablement, South Tyneside
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
18 Jul
Further Information
Care and Support Worker – (Direct Services – Day Opportunities, Extra Care and Telecare, Reablement)
£23,893 pa pro rata (£12.38 ph) 
28.5 hours per week

Adult Social Care is rapidly changing in South Tyneside. We are continuing our exciting journey of change which focuses on supporting our residents to live healthier lives longer, promoting independence and wellbeing, whilst delivering personalised services in partnership with them.
Working with people and their families and carers’ remains a central part of what we do to ensure that they are able to make choices and decisions about their lives.  Focusing upon individual outcomes; putting the person in control and making the best use of our resources are at the heart of our Adult Social Care Strategy.  
Whilst providing high quality person centred support, you will contribute to a range of community services which enable people to achieve their goals, maximise their independence and maintain meaningful lives in their own community.
These posts require people who have the ability to develop excellent communication skills and are able to build positive relationships with the people of South Tyneside. 
You will work on a shift basis to meet the needs of all three services and will be required to work on a 6 week rota, including some weekends.
We remain committed to developing a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, of openness and transparency and of inspirational leadership, grounded in our values and behaviour framework: Moving Forward Together: Our Values; Our Behaviours; Our Future.
We want to recruit people who share this aim and provide them with the training and development to do their jobs to the best of their abilities.
If you are committed to adults having choice and control over their support, maximising opportunities for independence and well-being and working in partnership, then this is the job for you.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Nicola Stubbs, Centre Manager on (0191) 4244380 / 07776994367.
We offer an excellent benefits package and further information is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere 
South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
For those posts where there is a requirement to either work in or enter a Care Quality Commission Regulated Care Home (CQC) it would be preferred but optional, that you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless medical exempt) as a condition of employment.
Please note that if you apply for this role, all communication regarding your application will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, please ensure you check your junk mail.
Closing date: Noon, 18 July 2024.
Interviews will take place week commencing 19 August 2024.