We’re always interested in the North East’s best and most passionate support workers joining our team.

About The Role

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 have a mix of full time and part time roles available across our sites in Jesmond, Forest Hall and Killingworth and our recruitment team will talk through the current opportunities.

Simply fill in the short form below and one of our team will be in touch.

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 be in touch regarding our current opportunities.

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    Support Worker and resident together

    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, an adult learning programme and 4 residential settings no two days are the same within The Foundation.

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    What Our Staff Say

    Immense Job Satisfaction

    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

    So Rewarding

    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

    Our Benefits

    Our people are our most important assets. We value the hard work, commitment and passion of our colleagues, and so we want to offer the best benefits for you.

    CPD training and development

    A minimum of 22 days paid holiday plus bank holidays rising to 27 days paid holidays after 5 years’ service

    Auto-enrolment onto our People’s Pension with 3%-5% matched from us

    Phab Rewards – discounts and savings with various retailers such as Sainsbury’s, Asda, B&Q, Next, Argos and Carphone Warehouse

    Cycle to work scheme

    Life Assurance providing protection for your family and dependants

    Generous occupational sick pay, increasing each year of employment to a maximum of 5 months full and 5 months half pay after 5 years’ service

    Occupational health support, physiotherapy support and a mental health and wellbeing clinic