Adult Residential Care Officer

Service: Residential Services

Location: Wansbeck House, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 3BB

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Salary: 19171 - 19554

Closing Date: 06 November 2020

Interview Date: tbc

Adult Residential Care Officer

Who We Are

We make it easier for people with disabilities to live, learn and be part of a world adapting to difference. We do this through:

  • Specialist pre-school, primary, secondary and post 16 education services
  • A further education college and a wide variety of day services for adults
  • Residential services for all ages, transition and employability support and a range of training courses and workshops for parents and the professionals, who come to learn with us

Our Vision

We are an ambitious, entrepreneurial and innovative charitable business working in a person centred way to meet the needs of people with disabilities and their families. We provide a range of high quality and seek out opportunities to inspire and support people with disabilities to achieve their ambitions. We believe that working together as one Foundation we achieve more than individual services would achieve alone. Our influence will be regional, national & international.

This Role

The Percy Hedley Foundation is passionate about promoting and achieving excellence in residential care, with our primary aim being to make every visit to our residential units a positive, enjoyable and beneficial experience. Our Adult Residential Services aim to provide a personalised service that meets the needs and aspirations of our residents, promotes independence, dignity and respect and enables them to make the most of life through the provision of a specialist, high quality service.

We are looking to recruit a Residential Care Officer to our busy team.

The successful applicant will be required to supervise staff and support individuals with disabilities living in their own homes. Helping residents to develop and maintain their skills to live independent and fulfilled lives and to ensure the support provided meets the needs of the service user and promotes individual rights, choice and independence.

The role of RCO will be required to work as part of a team covering 24/7 and also required to attend regular service user reviews.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

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Our Adult Residential Services

Leybourne was fully refurbished recently and now provides accommodation for 8 adults with with a range of physical and learning disabilities. The house has 8 en-suite bedrooms, an open plan living area and large garden, which provides residents with plenty of opportunities to socialise or have quiet time when they want. Read more.

Wansbeck House residential services is located in Jesmond, a high quality specialist service for your adults with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities who are aged 18-25 and accessing educational or activity provision within Percy Hedley Foundation. All residents have specialist individual programmes and personalised care plans to support their communication, independence and employability skills helping them make the successful transition into adulthood. Read more.

Chipchase House and Ferndene are residential accommodation registered with the Care Quality Commission to provide accommodation and personal care for up to 51 people with physical or learning disabilities. Read more

Moor View and Tyne House are situated in Jesmond, a pleasant residential area in Newcastle upon Tyne. They are within easy reach of the city centre and local community facilities. Moor View was established in 2009 and Tyne House in 2010 and both provide a safe, secure, positive and structured environment which supports individuals’ specific and complex needs which exist as a result of their cerebral palsy, learning disability and associated disorders. Read more.

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