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Support worker

Northumberland County Council
Closing date
4 Aug 2022
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Support Worker

Do you want a challenging and rewarding career with real opportunities to change the lives of people in Northumberland? if you are dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic then we want to hear from you.

Who is NCC?

Our Vision is: “To make Northumberland a county which you regard as a great place to live, and in which you can access the things you enjoy, whilst having the opportunity to learn and thrive”

Our Plan is to focus on:

  • Living - we want you to feel safe, healthy and cared for
  • Enjoying - we want you to love where you live
  • Connecting - we want you to have access to the things you need
  • Learning - we want you to achieve and realise your potential
  • Thriving - we want to attract more and better jobs

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here:

Why choose us?
We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:

  • A starting salary of £20,444 (rising to £22,129 Band 4)
  • 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles
  • Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands
  • Car Leasing Scheme

The role:
We provide a nurse-led supported living service supporting people with a learning disability in their own home.

Duties include personal care, household duties, administration of medication, and supporting people to access the community, there is a requirement to work day and night shifts on a rotational basis. 

The successful candidate should have experience in a care setting, desirably with people with a learning disability and behaviours that can challenge, and should be flexible to the needs of the service and service users.

This is a full time (37 hours), permanent position

NVQ level 2 in health and social care or equivalent is essential to the post 

informal enquiries to Anne Spratt, Senior Home Manager Tel 01670 862444 or

For further details, please see the attached job description and person specification here

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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