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Care Assistant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
25/11/2016
Advert End Date:
01/01/2017 23:59
Salary:
9.46
Hours per week:
To work as and when required
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
157759
Employment Location:
Stockton-on-Tees
Post Number:
006986

Job details 

Closing date:
1 Jan


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Further information

We are looking for two highly dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to provide flexible cover for an experienced team of Care Assistants at the Halcyon Centre providing high quality social, therapeutic and personal care to up to 90 adults and older people per day some of whom suffer from dementia and dementia like conditions.

Our committed, experienced team offer people support to meet their needs whilst maintaining and promoting independence wherever possible. Our focus at the Halcyon Centre is on providing opportunities to empower and enable people to achieve their full potential through providing a wide range of therapeutic activities in a stimulating, supportive and friendly environment

The successful candidates will become part of a large team of Care Assistants led by 3 Senior Care Assistants under the overall direction of a Deputy Manager and Manager. We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual who is client focussed a good team player with a keen desire to develop and learn within this setting.

Experience of working with older people with mental health needs including dementia and dementia like illnesses is desirable but not essential. You will need a minimum of QCF Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults) or NVQ Level 2 in Care (Adults) or be willing to work towards these qualifications. Dementia Awareness and other relevant training is also desirable although this will be provided to the right candidate.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria as detailed in the Person Specification document when completing your application as these will be used to select candidates for interview.

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

For a further informal discussion, please contact Becky Williams, Manager, on 01642 528028

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/job-vacancies/. Alternatively you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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