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Relief Warden - Queens Court


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Queens Court. Richmond

Grade 5 SCP £17,072 - £17,772 pa pro rata

£8.84 per hour

Part time – 4 hrs per week

We are looking for a Relief Warden to cover for our Resident Warden’s day off.  We are looking to recruit someone who is self-motivated, with a genuine interest in working with older people, someone who is able to relate to the needs of our residents living in our sheltered scheme at Queens Court, Richmond.  You must be able to work on your own using your initiative to resolve problems and issues as they arise. You will need to be flexible in your approach to work.

The post is 4 hours, one morning a week, (which at this time is a Thursday morning).  However, the relief warden will be expected to cover any absences and act as the warden when the warden is on holiday or absent.   This could mean providing cover 7 mornings a week during periods of absence.

In addition to basic checks of the building, the relief warden duties involve contacting our residents in Queens Court to ensure their wellbeing and arranging for further help if needed such as contacting doctors and other agencies on their behalf and the Council as required.

For an informal discussion regarding this position, please contact  Eileen McMullan, Support & Improvement Team Leader on 01748 901147 or Gavin White, Support and Improvement Manager on 01748 901148.

An application form must be completed (see below for link to Application Form). CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can return your application form either by:

  • e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by
  • post to Human Resources, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX Tel: 01748 901025

Closing date: 10am Monday 5 June 2017

Interview date: Thursday  15 June 2017

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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Contact Us

Richmondshire District Council
Mercury House
Station Road
North Yorkshire
DL10 4JX

Phone: 01748 829100
Fax: 01748 826186
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