Support Worker

Tyne Grange, Newcastle upon Tyne

Support Worker

Location – Newcastle (NE4) - Tyne Grange is not open yet

Interviews are taking place now with a start date of August 2020!

If you are an exceptionally caring person you will want to work in what will be our exceptional new home! You will soon see that we are not a standard nursing home but a bespoke person centred care home and our staffing level reflects that we are able to go the extra mile every day.

Our home will provide care for up to 22 younger adults with a range of complex needs including neuro-disabilities and mental health conditions. 

Hours: Full-Time or Part-Time hours available (Options: 24, 36, 42 or 48 hours available)

Shifts: Days, Nights, Mixed or Bank.

Key duties:

We are looking for thoughtful, caring and inspiring people to join our team of support workers.
Provide a high level of personal, physical and emotional care.
Provide personal care such as washing, personal hygiene, and dressing and on occasion, assisting with meal times.
Promote independence, dignity, respect and choice across service users.
Support social and recreational activities; both in and out the home individually, or as part of a group.
Maintain care records; recording observations, activities and assessments.
On occasion, welcome and train new members into your care team.

Requirements:

Previous care experience within a reputable health care provider and NVQ qualifications in Health and Social Care are desirable, but not essential as full training will be given.

About you:

Our support workers will provide warmth, enthusiasm and compassion when providing care to our service users. You will always strive to provide great quality holistic care, making every day better than the last by working pro-actively to meet the needs of our service users.

You will promote the core values of care, maintaining independence and dignity while assisting with personal care, ensuring the physical and emotional needs of our service users are met.

Benefits:

5.6 weeks holiday
Exemplar rewards – Including: retail and high street restaurant and Pub discounts, Holiday discounts and 2 for 1 cinema tickets.
Employee assistance program – 24-hour helpline
Pension plan
Free car parking
Free uniform
Outstanding career progression
Comprehensive 4 working day induction programme
Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications
Refer a friend scheme - up to £1500 per referral

Exemplar Values

Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:

Fun
Integrity
Responsive
Success
Teamwork

Patients playing with water pistols

Colleague Stories

“Every day I learn something new from my colleagues and service users which inspires me to be a better practitioner and a better person.”

Alexandra Ferone, Acting Clinical Nurse Manager

Read our stories

Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC Pin payment for nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.

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*Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

Click here to download your refer-a-friend claim form and view terms and conditions.