Service: Residential Services
Location: Leybourne, Killingworth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 7AP
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time, Night shift
Salary: £10.44 - £10.86 per hour
Interview Date: tbc
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. We 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 have a Night Support Worker position available and are looking for applicants who have a flexible, people-centred approach with a good standard of written and verbal communication skills.
Working as part of a team, this role is responsible for the full care of our residents. Providing care and support (according to individual care plans) in an environment which encourages residents to develop and maintain their own skills, to live independently and live a fulfilled life, ensuring that our residents have a safe, caring and positive home environment. This role entails attending to the personal care of residents, promoting dignity and respect.
We are looking for good team players to work as part of a dedicated team, with a flexible and enthusiastic approach. Ideally qualified to NVQ Level 2 in care or have a valid care certificate, however training will be provided if not acquired.
As part of government legislation it will become mandatory for adult social care workers in residential services to have received two Covid vaccinations by the 11th November 2021. The successful candidate will need to evidence this.
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.