Location: Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne
Our client’s residents are aged 17-30 and enjoy an active life including attending their specialist College and Day services during the week. The residents here enjoy socialising together, with friends and family and with the staff teams. Activities are varied and include visits to the pub, restaurants, cafes, cinemas, music events, swimming, gaming, reading, relaxing and having a good laugh together to name a few. Our client is looking for the right person to join their friendly team; if that’s you, you will be energetic, enthusiastic, and full of great ideas, with a great passion to ensure that their young people enjoy the best life possible!
As a member of the team it’s vital you have a great sense of humour and the resilience to understand that this role requires dedication, flexibility and the ‘drive’ to achieve the best outcomes for their residents. Our clients residents love trying new things and you’ll love coming up with activities and planning days out to make sure no two days are the same.
Some of our clients amazing young people can have behaviours that can be challenging at times, and other young people have limited communication skills. Our client will provide full support and training to enable you to work in their team, so experience is not essential. But if you have experience of this level of support need already or other transferable skills, we would really like to talk to you!
If this all sounds fantastic so far, please be aware that this role requires working around the young people’s daily attendance at College/ Day Service so will require early morning and evening shifts as well as weekends.
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 we provide.
Our client works towards excellence every day and our team members are committed to delivering the very best outcomes for the people they support. Their 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.
They 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:
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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.