Support Worker

Location: Killingworth, Newcastle upon Tyne

Our client is looking to appoint a Support Worker with a passion for helping people to join thier team. This location is a small residential service for adults with learning and physical disabilities who require personal care and support.

The Role

Our clients residents enjoy accessing Newcastle city nightlife, clubs, restaurants, theatres and shows. They also support people to go to both St James Park and the Stadium of Light. They support people to go on holidays abroad, weekends away, pamper weekends or thrill seeking weekends such as abseiling, canoeing and fishing.

Our client uphold the values of positive behaviour support, choice, control and autonomy for their young people to lead fulfilling lives. They promote wellbeing for their residents by accessing alternative therapies, hydro pools, rebound while also upholding religious beliefs by supporting people to go to the church of their choice.

It is a high energy and friendly service with an absolute focus on delivering the highest standard of person-centred care. As the newest member of their amazing team you will have a proactive approach and be an excellent communicator. A great sense of humour is an important asset as well as holding a good understanding of positive behaviour support.

To be successful you will have worked previously in a care setting and understand the importance routine and structure for their residents. You’ll also be committed to inspiring the people you support and helping make a positive difference to the lives of the residents.

Our Client 

Our Client is one of the largest regional charities supporting people with a range of learning and physical needs. They take a person centred, flexible approach to the care and support they provide.

They work towards excellence every day and our team members are committed to delivering the very best outcomes for the people they 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.

Why Work for our client 

Our Client encourages career development and progression. They run a robust training programme and also have development opportunities across the wider Foundation.

We also offer the following benefits to staff:

  • Access to a rewards scheme designed to save money on shopping
  • Contributory Pension Scheme. (Contributions can be matched up to 5%.)
  • Induction and ongoing training.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Wellbeing support (including occupational health, physio services and counselling services)

If this is for you and you think you have what it takes to join their team we would love to hear from you! If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV to: or

Our client is 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.

Job Category: Support Worker
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

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