Adult Social Care and Integrated Services
Newcastle upon Tyne
Health and Social Care Officer (Nightshift)
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
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£21,575 - £22,777 per annum, pro rata (Actual salary £13,119 - £13,850 per annum, plus enhancements)
Nights - 22.5 hours per week
We have an exciting opportunity for six motivated, hardworking and flexible individuals to join our Community Reablement Team as Night time Health and Social Care Officers. Our service is a personalised, short-term service in the person’s own home, providing support to enable people to recover after a hospital admission or prevent a stay in hospital. Staff work with people in their own homes across the City of Newcastle to help build their confidence and regain skills they need to continue to live there.
You 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 people must always be a priority and successful applicants must be able to deliver care and support with great sensitivity.
These posts do not require specific experience or professional qualifications. What they really need is your caring approach, your patience, and your commitment to making a real difference to people’s lives. You may already be providing similar services for friends or relatives of your own. Then why not make a career of it? A three-month induction programme would commence once appointed
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.
You need to be able to deliver personal care with great sensitivity and to demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting the independence, choice, and dignity of all adults.
Being able to work night shift, weekends and split shifts on a rota basis is essential.
You must be available to work a six-week rota pattern of two-night shifts per week inclusive of weekend working.
Licenced car drivers are essential-You would have access to our insured pool vans from the Reablement base to use throughout your shift
Regular supervision, training, generous annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays with the ability to buy additional leave. Access to health assured, mindfulness sessions and other wellbeing initiatives. Access to a generous, defined pension scheme. Access to a number of schemes such as vehicle leasing, bike to work, home electronics and annual travel pass
Further information can be obtained by contacting Andrea Marshall, Manager Community Reablement on 0191 2782898
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.
25 January 2023