Role Requirements:

  • Applicants must live in the UK.
  • Female applicants only
  • Drivers only

LIFE by Be Caring is looking to recruit experienced Support Workers to join our Independent Supported Living (ISL) service in the Lemington (NE15) area of Newcastle. As a Learning Disabilities Support Worker, you will be part of an integral team providing tailored person-centered care to our tenants which is both meaningful and wellbeing focused.

Our in-house Learning Disabilities Trainer will ensure you have the competencies and specialist learning disabilities training for your role.

  • Pay: £12.00 p/hr (Complex rate) (8am-10pm) / £8.21 p/hr for 10-hour sleep-in support (10pm-8am)
  • Working on shifts, paid from start to finish.
  • Working 1-1 with the person.
  • Mileage - 45p per mile
  • Bonus schemes*: up to £300 new starter, £300 Refer a Friend, £300 annual bonus. £25 birthday gift voucher

As a Learning Disabilities Support Worker, you will be based in Lemington, supporting a very sociable woman in her 70s to live a happy and fulfilled life, participating in local community activities such going out for meals, having coffee, shopping, playing bingo, walking her small dog, and taking trips away. She loves card making, arts and crafts, listening to music, and takes great pride in her appearance. You will support this individual to learn independent living skills such as managing a tenancy, cooking, and cleaning.

Join our team of Learning Disabilities Support Workers. We offer various shift patterns, including:

  • 2 Part-time Roles
  • 1 Full-time Role
  • Weekend work undertaken on a rota basis
  • 14-hour shifts (8am-10pm) + sleep-in hours - Full 24hr shifts

Benefits

  • Fully funded DBS.
  • Paid induction training.
  • Training development: funded Level 2 and other accredited courses.
  • Holiday pay: annual leave accumulates with working hours.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP): free 24-hour helpline, advice and guidance for yourself and dependents.
  • Union membership (optional): through our partnership with the GMB.

      Job Role

      You do not need a degree or care qualifications to be a great Support Worker. If you have, a warm and welcoming smile then a role with Be Caring could be the right fit for you. As a Support Worker, you will be kind and compassionate building caring and supportive relationships with the individual you support and their families. At LIFE, we want everyone to reach their full potential. As a Support Worker, you will:

      • Be engaging, calm, and have a can-do attitude, learning and adapting with the individual you’re supporting
      • Be a great communicator, listening to the individual to understand their wants, needs, dreams and ambitions.
      • Have the individual’s best interests in everything you do, protecting their dignity
      • Be a motivator, encouraging and guiding the individual to take small but brave steps towards learning new skills, meeting new people and attending local community groups
      • Support the individual to become as independent as they can, making their own choices and decisions

      Want to know more, Apply Today!