People

Newcastle upon Tyne

Health and Social Care Officers - Residential Services

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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PEO621(e)

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£18,795 - £19,945 per annum, pro rata

Byker Lodge: 2 posts 37 hours per week and 1 post 18.5 hours per week

Connie Lewcock: 2 posts 37 hours per week and 1 post 18.5 hours per week

We currently have a number of vacancies for Health and Social Care Officers within Newcastle City Council’s Care Services teams, the posts will be based in our short-term residential resource centres for older people.

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.

Interviews will be held week commencing 16 December 2019

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk and select 'Apply Now'

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.

Permanent

Closing date:

6 December 2019

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