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Support Worker

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Part time
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Closed for applications on 17/10/2021 23:59
£10,381 per annum
Sleep in allowance and Waking Watch allowance
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Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
17 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Darlington Borough Council’s Provider Services has a job vacancy for a Support Worker who has an interest in supporting adults with learning disabilities in various settings. The support we currently provide enables individuals to maintain and further develop skills to maximize independence and ensure their assessed needs are met.

We are looking to recruit a caring, friendly and motivated individual to provide both personal and practical support to people with a variety of needs, including some behavioural issues and complex physical needs.

The post in Respite Services would entail supporting people during their short term stay and in Supported living in their own home and to access their local community. There is a requirement to work shifts on a rota basis including sleep-ins, waking watches, weekends and some bank holidays.

As an employer we can offer you:

• Competitive holidays
• Formal Induction Programme
• NVQ Level 2 in Care and ongoing training and development
• Regular Management Supervision

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Louise Robinson, Home Manager for Supported Living and Respite Services on 01325 469707.

Important information about the role. The Government has recently passed legislation which will come into force on 11 November 2021 and which means that the successful candidate will be required to show evidence of having been vaccinated with a full course of an approved Covid-19 vaccine unless you have an exemption (certified in writing by a medical professional). Please note that you will be required to show evidence of your vaccination or exemption status as part of the pre-employment checks.

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