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Senior Residential Care Officer

Salary: £22,000 pa fte plus £62.64 sleep in rate
Reference: 0710/19
Closing date: 31 October
Based: Alan Shearer Short Break Centre, Newcastle

Hours: 37 per week over a 7 day rota

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 recruitment@stcuthbertscare.org.uk.

If you have not heard within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful.

We offer training, qualifications, variety and progression within the charity

I joined St Cuthberts Care after leaving another care organisation and it's so much better here. I'm getting great training and support and I've never settled in to a job so quickly.

Kylie Simpson, Residential Care Officer
Alan Shearer Short Break Centre


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