Newcastle Upon Tyne
Night 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
£25,991 - £28,672 per annum, pro rata. (£14,049 - £15,498 actual salary)
Bedeburn is a short break service providing short breaks for up to 6 children and young people, aged 6-18 years.
You will be required to work directly with children and their families, their relatives and other professionals to achieve the maximum quality of life for the individual.
You will be required to work with children and young people with emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties and disabilities in which personal care will be required. You will monitor children and attend to their needs in line with their individual care plans as well as recording changes and writing summary reports on Care First or other IT systems of each individual child’s stay.
You will be required to administer medications and undertake competency based assessment training for this and peg feeding.
You will also be required to cover work as an when required, which may include weekend working.
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.
We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.
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.
14 October 2021