Support Worker (female, full-time) – Supported Living Scheme – Dinnington – NE13

Be Caring

Applicants must be based in Tyneside, UK.

Applicants are required to be female

We are looking to recruit experienced Support Workers to join our Supported Living Service in the Dinnington (NE13) area of Newcastle. Our in-house Learning Disabilities Trainer will ensure you have the competencies and specialist learning disabilities training for your role.

  • Pay: £11.00 p/hr

  • Working on shifts, paid from start to finish.

  • Mileage – 40p per mile & 15p per mile for cyclists

  • Up to £300 new starter bonus scheme – ask our team for more details

Join our team of  Learning Disabilities Support Workers. We offer various shift patterns, including:

  • 1 x full-time role

  • Fixed and flexible shift patterns

  • Agreed set hours of work on block/shift pay

  • Weekend work undertaken on a rota basis.

Successful candidates will be based in Dinnington, supporting individuals to live a happy and fulfilled life, participating in local community activities, and learning independent living skills such as managing their tenancy, cooking, and cleaning. You will be based in one bungalow with no more than 3 individuals. If you are working flexibly supporting individuals on their outreach activities, you will support more people to enjoy their favourite activities for example, visiting the local garden centre, going on walks, a trip to the local pub, trips away and other fun past-times.


  • Bonus schemes: up to £300 new starter, £300 Refer a Friend, £250 annual bonus, £25 birthday gift voucher.

  • Fully funded DBS.

  • Paid induction training: 2 weeks classroom-based, includes 2 days shadowing and additional online modules. Care certificate completed within 3 months.

  • Training development: funded Level 2 and other accredited courses.

  • Holiday pay: annual leave accumulates with working hours.

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP): free 24-hour helpline, advice and guidance for yourself and dependents.

  • Union membership (optional): through our partnership with the GMB.

  • Mileage: 40p/mile (driver) 15p/mile (cyclist).

Job Role

You do not need a degree or care qualifications to be a great Support Worker. If you have, a warm and welcoming smile then a role with Be Caring could be the right fit for you. As a Support Worker, you will be kind and compassionate building caring and supportive relationships with the individual you support and their families. At Be Caring, we want everyone to reach their full potential. As a Support Worker, you will:

  • Be engaging, calm, and have a can-do attitude, learning and adapting with the individual you’re supporting

  • Be a great communicator, listening to the individual to understand their wants, needs, dreams and ambitions.

  • Have the individual’s best interests in everything you do, protecting their dignity

  • Be a motivator, encouraging and guiding the individual to take small but brave steps towards learning new skills, meeting new people and attending local community groups

  • Support the individual to become as independent as they can, making their own choices and decisions

Want to know more? Apply Today!

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time


  • Refer a Friend bonus

  • New starter bonus

  • Annual Bonus

  • Mileage 40p

  • Additional leave

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • Union membership

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

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