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Employer - Dementia Care

Job title - Support Workers - 20 / 30 / 40 hour contracts

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Sector - Charity

Department - Care

Location - Newcastle area

Salary - Expected earnings | £10,000 - £18,000 per annum pro-rata

Hours - Various | 0 / 20 / 30 / 40 hour contracts available

Closing date - 10 Dec 2015 00:00

Job description

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:



Support Workers:


Contact information

Please note CV's are not accepted.  For further information and an application pack please email recruitment@dementiacare.org.uk 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. 

Contact email: recruitment@dementiacare.org.uk

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