Be Caring Newcastle Tyneside

Be Caring Newcastle Tyneside

With a fantastic, hard-working and dedicated team of more than 200 Care professionals, Be Caring provides more than 11,000 hours of weekly care support in Newcastle, Gateshead, and North Tyneside;

  • Home Support in Newcastle and North Tyneside
  • Home from Hospital in Newcastle
  • Complex and Palliative Care in Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside
  • Dementia Care in Newcastle (supported living scheme)
  • Independent Supported Living services for people Autism and Learning in Newcastle and Gateshead (provided by our LIFE service…)

 

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We’re always looking for genuine, like-minded people who share our values, to join our team.

 

Home Support

Be Caring has 80 home care assistants delivering over 2,000 hours of home care every week across Newcastle upon Tyne and North Tyneside.

Home Support in Newcastle

Medication management
Moving and positioning, including use of equipment
Assistance with preparation of meals/drinks
Sitting service
Enabling people to access the local community
Assistance with domestic tasks, including laundry, cleaning and shopping
Personal care, including intimate care with dignity

Complex Care

The complex and palliative care team delivers over 4,500 hours of personalised care every week across Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead and North Tyneside. Complex and palliative care requires dedication, commitment and a genuine will to make a difference.

Complex Care Explained

The goal is to make sure our customers’ needs are met, where they feel most comfortable, within their own homes. We aim to deliver the highest standard of care services in Newcastle, that we can be proud to say we have been a part of. As a social enterprise, owned by our colleagues, we choose to put people before profits.

Nutritional needs via PEG
Bowel care
Tracheostomy care
Spinal injury associated care
Ventilation needs
Assistance with suction
Acquired brain injury (ABI) associated needs
Support with epilepsy including rescue medication administration
Dealing with autonomic dysreflexia (AD) attacks
Complex moving and positioning, including the use of equipment
Supporting our service users to access the local community, through college, support and hobbies
One to one support for residents within care homes
Personal care, including intimate care with dignity
Administration/prompting of medication
Preparation of meals/drinks

Palliative Care

The palliative care assistant service is designed to reduce and relieve symptoms of cancer and its treatment. Firstly we offer support for dealing with pain.  Secondly, we help deal with anxieties and worries concerning symptoms and treatment. The goal is for our clients to remain as content and comfortable as possible.

Palliative Care Explained

Emotional and social support
Personal care, including intimate care with dignity
Administration/prompting of medication
Pain monitoring
Pressure care
Mouth care
Preparation of meals/drinks
Moving and positioning, including use of equipment
Helping families making arrangements
Liaising with health care professionals and families 
Adhering to and respecting religious beliefs and preferences
Bereavement support for families

Hospital to Home

We also run a home from hospital service within Newcastle upon Tyne. We have a 400 hour contract with Newcastle City Council to assist with safe hospital discharge. An incredibly varied and fulfilling service involving the support of service users to regain their independence after illness, in all areas of their lives.

 

Independent Supported Living (ISL) – LIFE by Be Caring

Life by Be Caring. Living Independently for Everyone (LIFE) is a flagship service in Newcastle. We’re dedicated to supporting adults with learning difficulties and physical and mental disabilities. Find out more

 

Training and Support

Our training and support develops knowledge, understanding and skills.  Resulting in the lives of those we support becoming the best they can be.

Be Caring Training and Support

It’s our our mission to become community-warriors and smile-givers. Firstly, we need people with a genuine will to care for others. Secondly, you must have an understanding of putting others’ needs before your own.

5 day induction
At least 16 hours shadowing a fully trained colleague
Regular update training
Constant access to support whilst at work, with access to an out of hours line for any concerns they may have
Access to apprenticeship/diploma qualifications
Specific training around your service users’ medical needs
Additional training in relation to the role

Home Care Support Worker – Drivers for Home from Hospital Service – Newcastle

Drivers needed to work flexible shifts, providing care and support individuals coming out of hospital. You will provide person-centred care, which promotes independence through enabling approaches and connecting people to local groups and services.

Successful candidates will work as part of an integral member with the goal to enable our customers to continue to live at home.

Due to the nature of the work and the fast paced, rapid response required we are looking for people who can be flexible. You will work on set days with a willingness to pick up work at short notice.

Vacancies: Full and Part Time
Contracts: Guaranteed 16hrs per week
Shifts: Set working days, required to be available 7:00am-10:00pm
Paid holidays and bank holidays
Under 25s - your hourly rate will be no different from the rate stated below

  • Salary: £8.75 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time, Permanent
  • Postcode/Area: NE3, NE5, NE6, NE15
  • Additions: Mileage paid at 30p per mile 20p visit payment made for every call you attend
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Female Home Care Support Worker – Driver Needed for Complex Care in Gateshead – Newcastle

Female driver needed to provide personalised care and support to people living in the Gateshead area.

You will provide person-centred care, which promotes independence through enabling approaches and connecting people to local groups and services.

You must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle.

Vacancy - 1 x Full Time
Shifts: 7:00am-9:00pm (two week rolling rota - Week1 Monday, Saturday, Sunday & Week2 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
Under 25s - your hourly rate will be no different from the rate stated below
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

  • Salary: £9.00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Postcode/Area: NE8. NE9. NE10. NE11
  • Additions: Paid mileage - 30p/mile
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Female Home Care Support Worker – Drivers for Floating Nightshifts at Dementia Bungalows – Newcastle

We are looking for passionate, values-driven people 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.

Due to the nature of the role and the need to work between services during your shift all applicants must be drivers with access to own vehicle.

Vacancy: 2 x Full Time - Floating Nightshifts between services in Brunswick Village and Dinnington Village
Shifts: 7:45pm-8:00am

  • Salary: £8.75 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Postcode/Area: NE13
  • Additions: Paid for DBS check and paid training provided to all new recruits
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Female Home Care Support Worker – Driver for Byker, Heaton and Walker – Newcastle

Female driver needed to work within the Byker, Heaton and Walker areas, providing care and support to our customers living in these locations. You will provide person-centred care, which promotes independence through enabling approaches and connecting people to local groups and services.

Shifts: 7:00am-9:30pm
Pay: £8.75p/hr + 20p visit payment
Hours: Full Time
Paid holidays and bank holidays
Under 25s - your hourly rate will be no different from the rate stated below
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

  • Salary: £8.75 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Postcode/Area: NE6
  • Additions: Mileage: 30p p/mile
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Experienced Female Home Care Support Workers – Shared Living Dementia Bungalows – Newcastle

We are looking for passionate, values-driven people 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 connecting people to local groups and services.

Vacancy: 4 Full-Time day shift workers
Shifts: 7:45am-8:00pm, alternate weekend working

Vacancy: 1 Full-Time waking night shift worker
Shifts: 7:45pm-8am, alternate weekend working

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

  • Salary: £8.75 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Postcode/Area: NE13
  • Additions: Paid for DBS check and paid training provided to all new recruits
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Complex Home Care Support Worker – Drivers for Fowdon, Gosforth and Kenton – Newcastle

We are looking for passionate, values-driven people to provide personalised care and support to people living in Fenham, Gosforth, Kenton and surrounding areas.

You will provide person-centred care, which promotes independence through enabling approaches and connecting people to local groups and services.

You must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle.

Full and Part Time Vacancies available
Various shifts available; early from 7am, lunch, evening/teas and late/bedtimes
Under 25s - your hourly rate will be no different from the rate stated below

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

  • Salary: £9.00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time
  • Postcode/Area: NE3
  • Additions: 20p visit payment - Paid for every care call you complete
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Complex Home Care Support Worker – Drivers for Benwell, Blakelaw and Fenham – Newcastle

We are looking for passionate, values-driven people to provide personalised care and support to people living in Benwell, Blakelaw, Fenham and surrounding areas.

You will provide person-centred care, which promotes independence through enabling approaches and connecting people to local groups and services.

You must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle.

Full and Part Time Vacancies available
Various shifts available; early from 7am, lunch, evening/teas and late/bedtimes
Under 25s - your hourly rate will be no different from the rate stated below

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

  • Salary: £9.00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time
  • Postcode/Area: NE5
  • Additions: 20p visit payment - Paid for every care call you complete
Read More & Apply

Complex Home Care Support Worker – Drivers for Heaton and Walker – Newcastle

We are looking for passionate, values-driven people to provide personalised care and support to people living in Heaton, Walker and surrounding areas.

You will provide person-centred care, which promotes independence through enabling approaches and connecting people to local groups and services.

You must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle.

Full and Part Time Vacancies available
Mileage: 30p p/mile
Various shifts available; early from 7am, lunch, evening/teas and late/bedtimes
Under 25s - your hourly rate will be no different from the rate stated below

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

  • Salary: £9.00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time, Permanent
  • Postcode/Area: NE6, NE7
  • Additions: 20p visit payment - Paid for every care call you attend
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Complex Home Care Support Worker – Drivers for Gateshead – Newcastle

We are looking for passionate, values-driven people to provide personalised care and support to people living in Gateshead and surrounding areas.

You will provide person-centred care, which promotes independence through enabling approaches and connecting people to local groups and services.

You must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle.
Mileage; 30p p/mile

Full and Part Time Vacancies available
Various shifts available; early from 7am, lunch, evening/teas and late/bedtimes
Under 25s - your hourly rate will be no different from the rate stated below

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

  • Salary: £9.00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time
  • Postcode/Area: Gateshead
  • Additions: 20p visit payment - Paid for every care call you complete
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Learning Disabilities Support Worker – Driver for Weekend Working – Newcastle

Support Worker required to work at our Independent Support Living services within the Montagu area of Newcastle. You will provide person-centred support, which promotes independence through enabling approaches and connecting people to local groups and services.

Willingness to drive our customers vehicles is essential aspect of this role.

Shifts: 8:00am-10:00pm (shifts may vary during these core hours)
Pay: £8.95
Hours: Part-Time
Paid holidays and bank holidays
Under 25s - your hourly rate will be no different from the rate stated below
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

  • Salary: £8.95 per hour
  • Contract Type: Part Time, Permanent
  • Postcode/Area: NE3
  • Additions: Free DBS Check
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Experienced Female Home Care Support Worker – Driver for Seaton Burn – Newcastle

We have an amazing opportunity for you to make a difference and thrive in a very rewarding role.

We are looking for a self-motivated and passionate individual to provide personalised care and support for a female customer living in the Seaton Burn area with complex needs.

As an integral part of this friendly team you will ensure that all care is provided in a respectful manner. Providing care that promoted good health, independence and well-being.

Driving licence holder with access to own vehicle for work purposes.

Vacancy: 1 x Full Time
Shifts: 12 hour shifts, three shifts per week and alternate weekend working
Training and Learning: Paid Induction, Care Certificate, Level 2 & 3 in Health and Social Care.
Other Benefits: Paid DBS, Gift Vouchers for Birthday and Christmas, Refer a Friend Scheme

  • Salary: £9.00 per hour
  • Postcode/Area: NE13
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Experienced Home Care Support Worker – Driver for Complex Care in Gosforth – Newcastle

We have an amazing opportunity for you to make a difference and thrive in a very rewarding role.

We are looking for a self-motivated and passionate individual to provide personalised care and support for a male customer living in the Gosforth area with complex needs.

As an integral part of this friendly team you will ensure that all care is provided in a respectful manner. Providing care that promoted good health, independence and well-being.

Driving licence holder with access to own vehicle for work purposes.

Vacancy: 1 x Full Time
Shifts: 13 hour shifts, three to four shifts per week
Training and Learning: Paid Induction, Care Certificate, Level 2 & 3 in Health and Social Care.
Other Benefits: Paid DBS, Gift Vouchers for Birthday and Christmas, Refer a Friend Scheme

  • Salary: £9.00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Postcode/Area: NE3
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Experienced Female Home Care Support Worker – Driver for Complex Care in Fawdon – Newcastle

We have an amazing opportunity for you to make a difference and thrive in a very rewarding role.

We are looking for a self-motivated and passionate individual to provide personalised care and support for a female customer living in the Fawdon area with complex needs.

As an integral part of this friendly team you will ensure that all care is provided in a respectful manner. Providing care that promoted good health, independence and well-being.

Driving licence holder with access to own vehicle for work purposes.

Vacancy: 1 x Full Time
Shifts: Various shift pattern available including mornings, evenings, weekends and sleep overs.
Training and Learning: Paid Induction, Care Certificate, Level 2 & 3 in Health and Social Care.
Other Benefits: Paid DBS, Gift Vouchers for Birthday and Christmas, Refer a Friend Scheme

  • Salary: £9.00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Postcode/Area: NE3
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