Care and Support Assistant

Employment
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Full time
Application deadline: 
Thursday, 30 April, 2020 - 16:00
Based: 
Durham
Fixed Salary
£19,950
Per Annum
Employer: 
Sherburn House Charity

Main Responsibilities:

As a care and support assistant you will be meeting the individual care needs of our residents in a way that respects their dignity and promotes their independence.  Good communication skills, a caring and compassionate nature, alongside an understanding of the needs of older people, will all be important traits for this rewarding job.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an enhanced DBS.  DBS expense will be met by the employer.

Requirements:

Our ideal candidate will: 

  • Hold a NVQ Level 2 or above in Health & Social Care or have experience in providing care to older people.
  • Be flexible to work to a rota system covering days, evenings, nights and weekends.

Equal Opportunities:

The Charity supports the principal of Equality & Diversity in employment wholeheartedly and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.  We believe it is in the Charity's best interests and those of all who work in it, to ensure that the human resources, talents and skills available throughout the community are considered when employment opportunities arise. We will continue to take every possible step to ensure that individuals are treated equally and fairly and that decisions on recruitment, selection, training, promotion and career management are based solely on individual merits and abilities, appropriate to the job. We work within the requirements of all current legislation and we implement the provisions of regulatory codes of practice in employment.

Please note:  This post may close once we receive sufficient applications.