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Senior Residential Care Officer.

Salary: £22,000 pa fte. 
Plus £64.72 sleep-in payment. 

Closing date: 1 January 2021. 

Location: Working in our specialist Short Break Centre in Newcastle. 

Hours: 37 hours per week over a 7 day rota. 

The role

Working as a Senior Residential Care Officer in a short break accommodation in Newcastle, you will provide care and support to adults with a range of disabilities and complex needs.

We are keen to recruit someone with the right values, behaviours and attitudes that can ensure our Charity values are at the heart of everything we do. These are a commitment to quality and providing excellence: showing dignity and respect and treating people we support with compassion as well as having trust and respect for work colleagues.

As a Senior Residential Care Officer, you should believe passionately about safeguarding the rights and dignities of our guests. You will support the manager to deliver high quality care and empower service users to reach their full potential. Duties will include personal care; administration of medication; safeguarding individuals from all forms of abuse and ensuring guest’s welfare; safety and needs are at the centre of care provided.

You should have experience in a similar role and possess a Diploma level 3 Health and Social Care or an equivalent qualification.

Hours of work are 37 per week over a 7 day rota basis including weekends/nights and sleep in duties.

We offer a pleasant and supportive working environment and an excellent range of benefits including 33 days holiday (fte), contributory pension scheme, free life insurance and a free confidential staff support service and a commitment to your professional development with opportunities to progress within the charity.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

Apply for this job

To apply for this vacancy, please either complete our online application form or send us your CV, along with contact details and the reference to this role, by emailing or call 0784 001 5784.

Interviews will be held via video link.

If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.