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 – Newcastle

We require community-based Home Care Support Workers / Care Assistants to support people across the Newcastle area. We cover various postcodes areas across the city. Variety of shifts available; early shifts, late Shifts & Evening Working - we'll aim to work around your availability where possible.

  • Salary: £8.72 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time
  • Postcode/Area: Various locations across Newcastle
  • Additions: Earn an extra 20p on top of every visit that you carry out (if you don't drive) If you're under 25 you'll still be paid the same rate - Paid holidays and bank holidays
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Home Care Support Workers – Drivers – Newcastle

We require community-based Home Care Support Workers / Care Assistants to support people across the Newcastle area. We cover various postcodes areas across the city. Variety of shifts available; early shifts, late Shifts & Evening Working - we'll aim to work around your availability where possible.

  • Salary: £8.72 - £9.00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time
  • Postcode/Area: Various locations across Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Additions: Earn an extra 20p on top of every visit that you carry out (if you don't drive) - If you do drive; we can offer you block hours contracts at an hourly rate of £9.00 plus 30p per mile but NO VISIT PAYMENT - If you're under 25 you'll still be paid the same rate - Paid holidays and bank holidays
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Home Care Support Worker – North Tyneside

We require community-based Home Care Support Workers / Care Assistants to support people across the Newcastle area. We cover various postcodes areas across the city. Variety of shifts available; early shifts, late Shifts & Evening Working - we'll aim to work around your availability where possible.

  • Salary: £8.72 - £9.00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time
  • Postcode/Area: Howden, North Shields, Shiremoor, Tynemouth, Wallsend & Whitley Bay
  • Additions: Earn an extra 20p on top of every visit that you carry out (if you don't drive) - If you're under 25 you'll still be paid the same rate - Paid holidays and bank holidays
Read More & Apply

Complex Home Care Support Worker – Drivers – Gateshead

We require community-based Complex Home Care Support Workers / Care Assistants to support people across the Newcastle area. We cover various postcodes areas across the city. Variety of shifts available; early shifts, late Shifts & Evening Working - we'll aim to work around your availability where possible.

  • Salary: £9,00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time
  • Postcode/Area: Various locations across Gateshead
  • Additions: We offer guaranteed hour Alternate Weekend Working We pay 30p per business mile to car drivers Paid five day induction program
Read More & Apply

Complex Home Care Support Worker – Drivers – Newcastle

We require community-based Complex Home Care Support Workers / Care Assistants to support people across the Newcastle area. We cover various postcodes areas across the city. Variety of shifts available; early shifts, late Shifts & Evening Working - we'll aim to work around your availability where possible.

  • Salary: £9,00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time
  • Postcode/Area: Various locations across Newcastle
  • Additions: We offer guaranteed hour Alternate Weekend Working We pay 30p per business mile to car drivers Paid five day induction program
Read More & Apply

Home Care Support Worker – Drivers – North Tyneside

We require community-based Home Care Support Workers / Care Assistants to support people across the Newcastle area. We cover various postcodes areas across the city. Variety of shifts available; early shifts, late Shifts & Evening Working - we'll aim to work around your availability where possible.

  • Salary: £8.72 - £9.00 per hour
  • Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time
  • Postcode/Area: Howden, North Shields, Shiremoor, Tynemouth, Wallsend & Whitley Bay
  • Additions: Earn an extra 20p on top of every visit that you carry out (if you don't drive) - If you do drive; we can offer you block hours contracts at an hourly rate of £9.00 plus 30p per mile but NO VISIT PAYMENT - If you're under 25 you'll still be paid the same rate - Paid holidays and bank holidays
Read More & Apply
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