Health and Wellbeing Lead Nurse and Clinical Educator

Closing Date: 23/06/2024

Location: Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8YY

Who We Are

The Percy Hedley Foundation is one of the largest regional charities supporting people with a range of learning and physical needs. We take a person centred, flexible approach to the care and support we provide. The Percy Hedley Foundation has three main sites providing specialist education, adult day services and residential care to our service users. Our sites are based in Forest Hall, Killingworth, and Jesmond.  

The Role

The Foundation has an exciting opportunity for a Health and Wellbeing Lead Nurse & Clinical Educator. This new post will work alongside the Director of Health & Wellbeing and directly manage the existing nursing team.

The successful individual will provide professional and clinical leadership for the nursing team and support each service delivery area alongside the executive lead.  This exciting new role will play a crucial role in relation to training across the Foundation, supporting with Training Needs Analysis (TNA) and delivering training where required. We are looking for someone with considerable safeguarding experience  who would take responsibility for the Foundation’s suite of safeguarding related policies and procedures.

The successful applicant needs to be an enthusiastic, passionate, and dynamic member of staff. Working alongside the senior team, they will ensure that safe and effective quality of care is delivered within the while ensuring that the care environment is organised to meet the needs of the individuals who use our service by enhancing their experience and supporting staff to meet the Foundation’s objectives.

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Why Work for Us

We offer the following benefits to staff:

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

Click here for more information on the benefits available: https://www.percyhedley.org.uk/work-with-us/

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS and barring checks as well as other employment clearances such as referencing and online checks in line with our regulator’s legislation requirements.

Please note it is an offence to apply for this role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and the Percy Hedley Foundation has the right to respond appropriately.

As a disability confident employer who is registered and accredited by the scheme, we would encourage all applications but please reach out if you require any guidance or support in your application.

This role is classed as regulated activity as it involves working directly with children and/or vulnerable adults. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-declaration form prior to interview.

The position will be closed once a suitable candidate has been appointed 

Please access the following link for our vulnerable adults protection policy:


To arrange an informal chat about the role please contact recruitment@percyhedley.org.uk  

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Health and Wellbeing Lead Nurse and Clinical Educator

Services: Central Services

Location: Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8YY

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £57,532- £61,000 per annum

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