Bank Support Workers

Service: Adult Services and Residential

Location: Hedleys Able 2 at Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8YY

Contract Type: Zero hours

Hours: Zero hours

Salary: £8.64 per hour

Closing Date: 31 December 2019

Interview Date: Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis

Bank Support Workers

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.

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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This Role 

Able2 Project offers a busy, vibrant and varied environment that supports disabled adults with cerebral palsy, communication and sensory impairments and complex learning needs. We offer a choice of activities that meet peoples' aspirations, needs and preferences, thus offering a very individual programme with support from a highly skilled and dedicated staff team.

With centres in Forest Hall, North Shields and Westerhope, adults have access to a huge choice of activities. From horticulture, woodwork and metalcraft to sport, media and cooking, we have the resources to ensure we offer the best services that enable people to develop their hobbies and interests.

We have a community enterprise base on the Orion Business Park in North Shields, where adults can develop their skills and undertake projects in a variety of departments. At two of our day services in Forest Hall and Linskill we have a team of highly skilled and dedicated therapists, who specialise in working with disabled people.

Our aim is to ensure that adults have fun and enjoy their time with us. What makes us special are the resources we have, but what really sets us apart is our attitude of “just think what’s possible.” Read more.

The aim of this role is to provide a high standard of care, focussing on the personal needs of all service users by helping them develop their own skill base. This will include becoming involved in organising and supervising leisure pursuits and outings.  All aspects of this should be planned with a person-centred approach in mind. To provide basic health care in terms of administering medication when directed, attending to minor injuries and reporting more serious incidents to a line manager. This also covers all aspects of the service user’s personal hygiene.

For an informal chat or for further information please contact Michael Curtis (Direct Support Development Lead) on 0191 2381300.

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