The Percy Hedley Foundation – North East Support Worker Vacancies

Did you know on an average week The Percy Hedley Foundation support over 750 families through education, adult learning and residential services.

Over 1,100 staff support our offering, delivering individual personalised plans to support education, development, learning and independence.

Across 2 schools, 2 college campuses and 6 residential settings no two days are the same within The Foundation.

If you are interested in a role that will deliver great enjoyment, personal pride and satisfaction then look no further than The Percy Hedley Foundation. With a variety of support worker roles catering for both children and adults, flexible hours to suit and a wide range of shift patterns available we have a role for everyone. Fill in the form below and one of our recruitment team will give you a call to discuss current opportunities:


Support Worker

Are you a compassionate, caring team player who is committed to making a difference for adults and children? If so, we want to hear from you!

As one of the North East’s largest charities we support over 750 families every week.

The North East Support Worker role is to provide support to our children and adults safely, in an effective and caring way that is responsive to their individual needs, ensuring the highest standard of care is provided in a safe, positive and stimulating environment.

You will have experience providing personal care, ideally with an NVQ Level II in Care or a willingness to work towards this, we are looking for someone who is a team player with a flexible and positive attitude.

We are always on the look out for both full time support workers and part time staff and are delighted to offer a flexible approach around you and your availability.

A truly great company to work for, they look after your welfare at all times. Residents and service users are a pleasure to support, and supporting them has given me immense job satisfaction throughout my 12 years with The Foundation.

Linda Burnip, Support Worker Newcastle

I have had many positive experiences working at Percy Hedley, but the most positive experience is working alongside all the positive staff, working well as a team and keeping our service users safe and happy.

I thrive coming to work, I have a fantastic job which is so rewarding.

Joanne Denny, North East Support Worker

Support Worker Job Benefits

Our staff are our most important assets and we value all the hard work, commitment and passion from them every single day.

We focus on delivering a friendly and supportive working environment which focuses on staff development. Check out some of our support worker benefits below:

Training
The Foundation is committed to investing in you and we promote both internal and external training opportunities to develop and grow your skillset and deliver a quality service.

Holidays
We offer a minimum of 22 days holiday plus bank holidays rising to 27 days plus bank holidays.

Pension
Auto enrolment into the Peoples Pension with 3% employee contribution matched with 3% from the employer. This can be increased to 5% employee contribution and 5% employer contribution.

Percy Hedley Added Benefit Rewards
We offer a wealth of specially arranged discounts and savings at selected stores, such as 5% off at Morrison’s or Sainsburys.

Other retailers offering cashback and discounts include; Sainsburys, Asda, B&Q, Next, Argos, Carphone Warehouse and many more

Cycle To Work Scheme
If you are interested in cycling to work, you can buy a bike at a reduced rate and pay for it monthly through a deduction from your salary.

Occupational Health Support
We offer a generous sick pay scheme which will cover you for those times you are not fit to work, increasing each year of employment to a maximum of 5 months full and 5 months half pay.

Physiotherapy
Sometimes our colleagues undertake work which can be physically demanding with specific elements of personal care. To support our colleagues we ensure you are looked after in regard to physical work by working with physiotherapy clinic and refer staff who need it.

Wellbeing
We work with various mental health and wellbeing clinics to support our colleagues to ensure everyone is supported throughout their employment.

As one of the largest charities and employers in North East England we are always on the lookout for great support worker staff who can help us continue to delivery a quality service every day. If you think you have what it takes to join The Foundation fill in the form above and of the team will give you a call to talk through your skills and how they may fit a vacancy.