At Lindisfarne we provide 24-hour care and support people with physical disabilities. Our aim is to make sure this is not just a place to live but is a home, and the people living here are encouraged and enabled to make their own choices and decisions in as many aspects of their lives as they can and wish to.

The charity is seeking to recruit a Support Worker working three nights a week (36 hpw) on a full or part time basis to assist in providing 24-hour care and support to adults with learning and physical disabilities. The role of the Support Worker is to enable each person using the service to lead a fulfilling and independent life according to individual needs and choices. 

Essential Criteria: 

  • An ability to demonstrate the core values of the Charity
  • NVQ2 in care (or willingness to attain)
  • Ability to respond to guidance and direction
  • Experience of working with vulnerable adults
  • Experience of developing personal care plans
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to provide personal care
  • Able to work flexible hours and sleep-ins
  • Participate where necessary in social activities, outings/holidays with people using the service
  • Maintain confidentiality, honesty, and reliability
  • Non-discriminatory and respect for cultural and religious heritage of all people
  •   Benefits and Rewards:

  • Annual leave entitlement of 33 days (pro-rata) including bank and public holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • We are an equal opportunities employer
  • Excellent training and development opportunities