Adult Social Care and Integrated Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Health and Social Care Officer

THIS IS A CATEGORY "E" POST.
Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise

Ref:

AS182(e)

Part time

£19,650 - £20,852 per annum, pro rota (actual salary £15,932 - £16,097 per annum)

We are looking to appoint committed and enthusiastic people to be Health and Social Care Officers in our day service. We provide a service for adults with severe learning disabilities with additional complex support needs i.e., physical disability, Autism, Dementia, behaviours that can challenge. You will be required to work as part of a large team supporting individuals in all aspects of daily living.

Successful applicants will be joining an experienced, dedicated and creative team providing opportunities for people to develop their independence and reach their full potential using a wide range of activities and therapies.

You will use person centred approaches to ensure that the needs and aspirations of the individuals are met and support people to express themselves, make choices and utilise their own unique forms of communication/expression.

We are looking to appoint people who are willing and able to adopt new and innovative approaches and creative solutions in what can be a constantly changing environment.

You will be expected to assist in all aspects of daily living including personal care,

assistance with meals and have some experience in working with people whose behaviour may be seen as challenging.

In addition, you will receive:

• A dedicated 5-day induction

• Generous annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays with the ability to buy additional leave annually

• Access to Mindfulness sessions and other wellbeing initiatives

• Access to a generous, defined benefit pension scheme

• Access to a home electronics scheme and vehicle leasing scheme

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.

For further information re: Health and Social Care Officer at Welford Centre contact

Resource Manager, Louise Hewitt on 0191 2772577

Permanent

Closing date:

13 October 2022

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