Adult Social Care and Integrated Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Health and Social Care Officer (Byker Lodge Resource Centre)

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£19,650 - £20,852 per annum (18.5hpw: £9,825 - £10,426 per annum)

We currently have a full and part time vacancy for Health and Social Care Officers within Newcastle City Council’s Care Services teams, the posts will be based at Byker Lodge, our short-term assessment centre for older people who are living with a cognitive impairment.

These posts involve working on the front-line providing care and support to some of the most vulnerable adults in the city. We are looking for applicants with a flexible approach who are committed to making a real difference to people’s lives.

Our staff work closely with health colleagues and must be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting independence, health, wellbeing and choice to those who use our services. Maintaining the dignity of service users must be a priority at all times and successful applicants must be able to deliver personal care with great sensitivity.

Being able to work shifts and unsociable hours (including weekends) is essential for all posts.

Any additional information can be obtained by ringing Angie Orrick (Byker Lodge) 0191 2782831

Apply online at, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.

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.

In accordance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, staff deployed to work in CQC registered care homes providing accommodation and nursing or personal care are required to have full vaccination status or a medical exemption before working or being deployed into work settings covered by the legislation. Applicants to positions covered by these regulations are required to provide certified evidence of their vaccination status or medical exemption as part of any pre employment checks.


Closing date:

13 October 2022

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