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Care Worker (Adult Social Care)

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Care Worker (Adult Social Care) - Tynedale Centre, Hexham
 

Do you want to be part of a team that makes a real difference to the residents of Northumberland? We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual who is committed to helping maintain a quality service.


Tynedale centre, Hexham supports adults with complex needs and aims to facilitate a variety of educational, social, therapeutic and employment opportunities to broaden life experiences and allow service users to exercise their right to self-determination and choice.   

As a care worker you will help our service users enjoy a variety of engaging and enjoyable activities including:

  • Swimming

  • Horse-Riding

  • Bowling

  • Music therapy

  • Gardening 

  • Sensory walks

Your support will enable them to participate fully and have fun!


The centre is open Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm.


 This role is:
  • Permanent 
  • 35 hours (Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm)
  • NCC Band 4 salary £22,980 - £24,574 (£12.59 per hour)
 

Role of the job: 

  • To support service users with their physical, personal and emotional care, to enable and promote independence so they can reach their full potential. 

  • Preparation and serving of meals / drinks 

  • Administer medication (appropriate training given) 

  • Support service users in accessing the community and arranging fun activities for them to engage with

  • Communicating with service users and colleagues report writing and sharing of information 

  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure individual care plans are achieved/ reviewed 

  • Attend training, take part in appraisals, supervisions and team meetings. 


Quote from a current Care Worker:
‘’Being a Care Worker means understanding the people we work with. Forming bonds and friendships. Creating a happy and fulfilling environment with activities and ideas that give lots of experiences, a sense of joy and achievement for everyone. Raising awareness that everyone is different! Everyone has a different set of skills that when put together can create magic.”


If this post appeals to you and you would like to make a difference, then apply to join us today! 


You are welcome to visit Tynedale Centre for a walk around.
For more information on this role and for an informal conversation, please contact Beverley Sproates or Jemma McGinley, Service Manager/deputy on 01434 60524.

 
Why choose us?
 We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:
  • 26 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years of service (pro rata for part-time employees)
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Local government discount schemes available to all employees including Leisure, sports, cinema discounts, Leisure memberships, airport parking and more! 
  • Get involved in our staff networks, run by staff, for staff!
  • Enjoy a well-deserved break with our annual closure during the Christmas period.
  • Access to a wide range of e-learning courses to help you develop your skills.
  • Receive comprehensive on-the-job training to ensure you have the tools and knowledge to succeed in your role.
For more information on NCC's values, benefits and perks, please click here -> NCC benefits leaflet March 2024.pdf

Further information:
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme, please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk or ring 01670 623930 with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored into the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. 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 an interview, please also let the team know. This information will be treated as confidential and will only be used to check that you meet the essential requirements of the post.
 
 Although we advertise on North East Jobs, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications. 
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