Experienced Home Carer – Day Shifts at Dementia Bungalows – Newcastle

Vacancy: Experienced Home Carer – Day Shifts at Dementia Bungalows – Newcastle


We are looking for passionate, values-driven person to provide personalised care and support to our customers living within our shared living dementia bungalows within the Brunswick Village and Dinnington Village areas of Newcastle upon Tyne.

You will provide person-centred care, which promotes independence through enabling approaches and is tailored to individual needs.

Vacancy: 2 x Full Time Posts
Shifts: 7:45am-8:00pm
Mileage: 40p p/mile for drivers
Training and Learning: paid induction, care certificate, level 2 & 3 in health and social care
Other benefits: paid DBS, gift vouchers for birthdays and Christmas, refer a friend scheme


Paid for DBS Police Check

Eligibility Required

Full enhanced DBS check will be carried out by Be Caring Limited any offer of employment is subject to the information gathered at this time.

Experience Required

Previous experience working within the adult social care sector is essential to be considered for this role.
Minimum of 12 months paid experience

We are looking for people who can live our values. Previous care experience is essential to be considered for this role. Minimum of 12 months paid care experience.

Be Caring is an employee-owned organisation and social enterprise. As a co-owner in the business, you will:
Be passionate about caring for others
Be committed to delivering the highest quality care
Be part of a team that supports people to live the life they want to live in their home
Be part of an organisation that wants to make a positive difference for people and the communities they live in

The Role

As a home carer, you will be kind and compassionate, building caring and supportive relationships with the people you support and their families. You will deliver personalised care and support to people in their homes. You will place dignity at the heart of the care you provide. As a Home Care Support Worker, you will:
Maximise people’s independence through enabling approaches
Build care and support networks for individuals, involving family and friends

As an organisation, we are looking for people who can work independently and as part of a team. You will be empowered to make decisions that improve the lives of people we support. We need people with strong communication skills, sharing information and responding quickly.

Typical care and support tasks within a care plan include:
Personal care, including intimate care
Administration/prompting of medication
Preparation of meals/drinks
Completion of domestic tasks, including laundry, cleaning and shopping
Access to/attendance at community groups and activities


Be Caring Limited is committed to the personal career development of all employees. We have career development pathways and we actively encourage your progression within the organisation. We can offer supported learning and access to accredited qualifications. If you are successful in appointment of this position, you will be supported by your local Quality team, Coordination team, and in-house Trainer, to ensure you have tools and resources needed to do fulfil your role and to ‘Be the Best you can be’. You will have the opportunity to complete:

Induction training (paid)
Care Certificate (completed over a 12-week period)
Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification (fully funded after six-month probation period)
Additional level 2 and 3 accredited qualifications and certificates relevant to the role

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  • Induction includes a minimum of; 3 x half day classroom based sessions, 14 online learning units and shadowing care calls. As an employee-owned organisation, we pay everyone for successfully completing their induction.
  • We will ask you about your availability at interview to discuss a potential working pattern that meets the needs of the service and the people we support.

    Typically, we ask people to work a mixture of evenings and weekends, for example; alternate weekends, and 2 evenings per week. If you have applied for a weekend only job, then we will expect that you will be available to work weekends.
  • The majority of our colleagues tend to work on early and late shifts, some colleagues work full days.

    EARLY shifts tend to be from 7:00am to 2:00pm and LATE shifts tend to be from 3:00pm to 10:00pm
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