Sherburn House Charity

0191 372 2551 (Administration) | 0191 372 0421 (Care Home)

About - Staff Vacancies

Senior Carer - Residential Care (Older People)

Salary: £18,000 p.a.
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Closing date: Friday, 4 August, 2017 - 16:00
Location: County Durham

Educated to a good standard, with an NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care. You will be an experienced carer working in the care sector directly delivering care or support to elderly persons. Experience of undertaking risk assessments and ordering and administering medication is essential with the appropriate qualification. Good working knowledge of Health and Social Care legislation or guidance is also essential.

Appointment subject to :-

  • The receipt of two satisfactory references, one of whom should be from your current or last employer
  • Satisfactory Enhanced DBS check
  • The satisfactory completion of probationary period

Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedures

  • The recruitment process follow the Charity's Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedures

Email for an application pack at jobs@sherburnhouse.org


Bank Care Staff (Day Shift) Required

Excellent working conditions in a high class residential care home for the elderly.
Must have previous experience in the care sector. Minimum of level 2 NVQ required.

Hours of Work: Between 7:00am - 10:00pm Monday to Sunday (non-guaranteed).
Main purpose: To provide the highest standard of individual care to each resident. To work with other staff in meeting the personal care needs of residents in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence. To help in the care of the residents physical environment and in the general day to day activities of the home. To take delegated responsibilities in the charge of the residents under your care, to the appropriate level.

For further information, contact Mrs Patricia Smart or request an application pack by ringing 0191 372 2551.
Alternatively, download the application pack as a PDF document, by clicking on the following link:
Download Application Pack
Email: jobs@sherburnhouse.org
Address: Ramsey House, Sherburn Hospital, Durham, DH1 2SE


Bank Care Staff (Night Shift) Required

Excellent working conditions in a high class residential care home for the elderly.
Must have previous experience in the care sector. Minimum of level 2 NVQ required.

Hours of Work: 10:00pm - 7:00am Monday to Sunday (non-guaranteed).
Main purpose: To provide wakeful night duty cover in the home. To undertake certain domestic duties which can be performed during the night hours. To provide the highest standard of individual care to each resident, safeguarding their dignity, encouraging their independence and promoting their personal choice where appropriate and practicable.

For further information, contact Mrs Patricia Smart or request an application pack by ringing 0191 372 2551.
Alternatively, download the application pack as a PDF document, by clicking on the following link:
Download Application Pack
Email: jobs@sherburnhouse.org
Address: Ramsey House, Sherburn Hospital, Durham, DH1 2SE


Volunteering Opportunities

Are you looking for a way to help and give something back, to support the older people in your community? Are you interested in sharing a little of your time, energy and experiences to make a difference and put a smile on someone else's face? By giving just a little of your time, you can really help someone to get the best out of life.
We are looking for volunteers to help within our residential care home Beddell House, preferably on a long term basis. There are so many ways you can contribute such as helping with activities, organising interest groups, assisting at mealtimes, reading to residents and more. We'll help you to find the right opportunity to suit your own interests and time commitments.
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, kind, caring and compassionate, interested in befriending older people and sharing mutual interests. We are passionate about our residents and welcome any ideas or suggestions to make every day a special day.  If you would like to help make someone smile we would encourage you to get involved by contacting us on 0191 372 2551 or by downloading an application pack.

Volunteering is subject to two references and an enhanced DBS check.