Service: Residential Services
Location: Tyne House & Moor View, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 3BB
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Salary: £23541 - £25481
Interview Date: tbc
Who We Are
The Percy Hedley Foundation is one of the largest regional charities supporting people with a range of learning and physical needs. We take a person centred, flexible approach to the care and support we provide.
We work towards excellence every day and our team members are committed to delivering the very best outcomes for the people we support. Our dynamic and flexible service is tailored to the specific needs of the individual, making it easier to live, learn and be part of a world adapting to change.
We are looking to appoint a Senior Support Worker to join our team at Tyne House. We are a small residential home in Jesmond providing a safe, secure, positive and structured environment which supports individuals’ specific and complex needs.
As a senior support worker you will support the management team with being responsible for delegating workloads and leading a team to ensure effective service delivery in accordance with individual support plans.
As a member of our team its important you have a great sense of humour and the ability to work flexibly to achieve the best outcomes for our residents. You will be an excellent communicator with a positive approach and able to build strong relationships with the people you support.
Our team is committed to supporting our residents’ interests and making sure no two days are the same. At Tyne House we run a range of regular activities including karaoke, themed movie nights and driving practice as well as regular trips to destinations around the UK and abroad.
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.