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Domestic Assistant - Phoenix House Children’s Home in Bedlington.

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/10/2019 23:59
£8682 - £8855
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Catering / Cleaning
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Phoenix House

Job details 

Closing date:
25 Oct

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Domestic Assistant - 18.5 hours per week
The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. 
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service  
NCC operates 5 children’s homes including a national secure children home with education. Overall the service employes 130 care staff and 30 support services staff across the 5 sites. Our Homes accommodate 25 young people aged 6 - 17, our main aim is to offer an exceptional family focussed caring environment where children and young people can feel safe and excelled in their abilities and futures.
The service is regularly inspected by Ofsted, currently our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good with outstanding leadership and management. It is crucial that everyone in our team is committed to the best safe care of our young people.

We currently have a vacancy for a permanent Domestic Assistant at Phoenix House Children’s Home in Bedlington.

The Role
We are looking for a motivated and flexible person to provide a domestic service within Phoenix House Children’s Home in Bedlington.
Working 18.5 hours per week during school hours from Monday to Friday. You will be responsible for maintaining a clean home including living areas, office areas and bedrooms, complying with hygiene and health and safety legislation.
You will have experience of cleaning in a care setting and interacting with service users in a caring manner.

For further information please download the relevant Job Descriptions

We are offering:
A starting salary £17,364.
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision.

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Rebecca Harding(Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

For further information, please contact Gloria Scott or Catherine Dixon on 01670 620258.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please contact Catherine Dixon or Gloria Scott number above email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk


The closing date for this role is the 25th October at midnight

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