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Home Care and Support Worker (Extra Care) 18.5hrs

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/09/2019 23:59
£18,426 - £19,171 (pro rata for part-time). grade 3
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Harbour Lodge Extra Care Scheme, Seaham
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Sep

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information


Job Location: Harbour Lodge Extra Care Scheme, Seaham

Vacancy Reference Number: AHS/19/247A

3 x 18.5hrs post temporary until 31/3/2020 subject to return of the substantive postholders

Work in your local area and contribute to a vital community service.

If you have elderly friends and relatives you will understand the value they place on independence. This role will give you the opportunity to contribute to a valuable community service by providing care and support to service users within Harbour Lodge, Seaham.

The post requires candidates with the ability to develop excellent communication skills, be able to demonstrate a common sense approach, be able to work on their own initiative and manage their own workloads, along with the ability to build positive relationships with service users, colleagues and external agencies.

Applicants must have relevant experience of caring in a personal or professional capacity.

Qualifications: • NVQ Level 2 in Care or willingness to achieve within a set timescale

Benefits include:
- Structured career path including NVQ development;
- Guaranteed hours;
- Full training, equipment and uniform provided;
- Pension scheme;
- Physiotherapy service.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 7/10/2019.

The appointment for these posts will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced level check.

For an informal discussion about the posts please contact Shareen Charlton, on 0191 5817921.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone).
Email: hrAHS@durham.gov.uk

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager / Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.


In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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