Sector 1 one place for jobs & careers
Choose an area
MySector1 status
Support Workers - 20 / 30 / 40 hour contracts
Click here to view all jobs for this organisation.
Employer - Dementia Care
Reference number -
Sector - Charity
Department - Care
Location - Newcastle area
Salary - Expected earnings | £10,000 - £18,000 per annum pro-rata
Duration - Permanent
Hours - Various | 0 / 20 / 30 / 40 hour contracts available
Closing date - Thursday, 10 December 2015

Dementia care is a Newcastle based charity, providing specialist care, support and advice to people with dementia and other neurological disorders.  We offer 24 hour care in people’s homes, day centre, supported living houses and respite.

We currently have vacancies for Support Workers, 20, 30 & 40 hour contracts (based on a two week rotation), within Home Support.  The contracts include working every other weekend.  Examples of shift patterns:-

·         40 hour week = 1st week approx. 35 hours per week. 2nd week approx. 45 hours per week

·         30 hour week = 1st week approx. 25 hours per week.  2nd week approx. 35 hours per week

·         20 hour week = 1st week approx. 15 hours per week.  2nd week approx. 25 hours per week

Hourly rate is £7.40 per hour with mileage paid at 21p per mile.  Travel time will be paid at £6.50 per hour (excluding the first and last call of the day).  Split shifts must be 2 hours or more to qualify for travel time back to either your home address or the main office.

For all posts an NVQ level 2 is desirable.

To be successful you will need to demonstrate that you are:

  • Person centred and have a genuine interest in caring for and working with people with dementia, a willingness to put the needs of the client first and be adaptable, including working early mornings, evenings and weekend shift on a rota basis.
  • A good communicator who can understand the needs of people with complex behavioural needs and use you skills and experience to support people to remain independent, enjoy life and have positive experiences.
  • Keen to build on your understanding of caring for people to become a specialist in dementia.

Support Workers:

  • Expected earnings approx. £15,000 - £18,000, 0,20, 30 and 40 hour contacts, minimum of an NVQ2 and at least one years' experience in caring for people who are elderly, have behavioural problems or who are physically demanding.
Contact information

Please note CV's are not accepted.  For further information and an application pack please email or telephone 0191 217 1323.

All successful applicants will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced CRB check and not be registered on List 99 or the Independent Safeguarding Authority list. 

How to apply
Job related documents

Below is a list of job related documents. Click on a document to view it.

Additional documents

Below is a list of related documents. Click on a document to view it.


Below are the list of standards for this employer.

Investors in People
What can I do now?
Save this to your job basket
Please register and login to use the job basket
Send this job to a friend
Print this page

Please Note: You will require Microsoft Word to view the Word documents. If you do not have Microsoft Word you can download the Microsoft Word Reader. You will need to download and Adobe Acrobat Reader to be able to view the PDF files. For Microsoft Excel files you will require the Excel Reader.

View more jobs Newcastle

Sector1 - 1 place for jobs and careers.

View Job vacancies by Category

Job vacancies by location

Sector1 the one place for jobs and careers in the public and private employment sectors.
Website Developed by Retox Digital Limited
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional Level A conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0
North East Digital Awards Winners - 2008Send us some feedback on our new site
© sector1 2010 / Registered in England & Wales as Retox Digital Limited, Greys Court, Blagdon, Seaton Burn, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 6DE.