Adult Social Care and Integrated Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Transport Escort

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:

AS189(e)

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£18,887 - £19,264 per annum, pro rota

We are looking to appoint committed and enthusiastic people to be Transport Escorts with Care Services.

We provide a Transport service for adults with severe learning disabilities with additional complex support needs, Autism, Dementia and Elderly.

You will be responsible for the escorting of service users from their home to day centres.

We are looking for applicants with good communication skills, enjoy interacting with others, patience and your commitment to making a real difference to people’s lives.

You will be required to work as part of a large team supporting individuals from their own homes onto Transport using equipment’s e.g., tail lift, wheelchairs etc.

You need to be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting the independence, choice and dignity of service users.

This post is 20 hours per week Monday - Friday split shifts

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.

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

Further information on application forms can be obtained by contacting Sarah Kay, telephone number 0191 2781967 or Gary Hewitt, telephone number 0191 2772060.

Permanent

Closing date:

11 October 2022

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