Support Workers

Prudhoe, Northumberland
£14,601 - £15,007
12 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type

Due to an exciting opportunity arising, Azure Charitable Enterprises are currently looking to recruit a team of support staff to work within a specific service in Prudhoe.

Successful applicants will be part of the new team providing support in all aspects of daily living to a young gentleman living in his own home. An important part of the role is to ensure a positive community presence while accessing activities which he enjoys such as swimming, bowling and cycling.

There are both full time (39 hrs) and part time vacancies (minimum 16 hrs) available; we also welcome applications from those who would like to work on a casual basis.

Contracted hours are worked on a rota basis which gives full consideration to fair allocation of weekend working. The role includes carrying out sleep in duties; these are paid as an additional payment to the salary at the rate of £7.20 per hour.

While experience is preferred it is not essential, as Azure will facilitate candidates new to care in the completion of the Care Certificate. All candidates must be willing to work towards achieving the Diploma Level 3 in Health & Social Care.

Closing Date for applications is 28th October 2016.

Interviews will take place on 9th & 10th November 2016.

As a company we offer 28 days annual leave increasing to 33 days (inclusive of 8 Bank Holidays), personal pension scheme, sick pay scheme and free life assurance.

All posts are subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure checks (initial cost met by Azure). We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Azure is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you would like to apply: Email your CV to (quoting ref V885 in the subject bar)

Visit our website and complete the online application pack

Or contact Dawn Wiles on 01670 733966 at our Cramlington office to be sent an application pack, alternatively call our 24-hour answer phone service on 01670 739246 quoting the reference number V885.