Support Workers

Support Workers

  • Employer - Percy Hedley Foundation
  • Reference number - SW/CC/02-18
  • Sector - Charity
  • Department - Adult Residential
  • Location - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary - Up to £17,072 p.a. FTE (dependant on skills and experience)
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full/Part-time
  • Closing date - Monday, 19 March 2018


Registered with the Care Quality Commission, our Adult Residential Services are based in Forest Hall and Jesmond.  We are looking to expand our existing team based at Chipchase House and Ferndene which provides accommodation and care for up to 51 people with physical and learning disabilities.  Located in Forest Hall, we have opportunities for Support Workers on both part time permanent contracts and Zero Hour Contracts.

The role of a Support worker is to provide personal care and support to our residents in accordance with their care plan, ensuring a high standard of care is provided in a safe, positive and stimulating home environment.   We encourage residents to develop and maintain their skills to live independent and fulfilled lives and promote dignity and respect ensuring choice and control are provided.  It is essential that our staff will promote and support this approach.

Ideally with an NVQ Level II in Care or a willingness to work towards this, we are looking for someone who is a team worker with a flexible and positive attitude.

For further information please contact Carol Harrison, Residential Manager or Pam Croft, Deputy Manager on 0191 238 1313.

For job description click here: Job description support worker chipchase house

Contact information

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete the application form below and return by post or email to:

The Percy Hedley Foundation, Station Road, Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8YY

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