Support Worker (North East Region)

Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Durham, Sunderland and Teesside

Vacancy Job Title; Support Worker

Vacancy Department; North East Region

Vacancy Location; Various across the North East; Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Durham, Sunderland and Teesside

Contract type; Permanent Fixed Hours or, more flexible Zero Hour contracts are available

Shift pattern(s) available; Various; Days, Afternoons, Evenings, Nights, Weekdays and Weekends

Hourly rate; Salaries ranging from £9.50 to £11.00 per hour, which are case and shift dependant

What are KEYFORT looking for; We are looking for staff to join existing established support teams, staff who are positive people, who are team players, and who are committed to KEYFORT and, those we support.

Our care packages are bespoke to the people we support.  The types of support KEYFORT can provide are;

  • Neurological support for people with Acquired Brain Injury and Neurodegenerative conditions.
  • Learning Disabilities including Positive Behavioural Support needs
  • Nursing and Complex Care requirements
  • Children and Young People (with physical and learning disabilities)
  • Employment Access & Support

Whilst it would be advantageous to have experience in any of the above support areas, KEYFORT are very interested to hear from those who don’t.  We pride ourselves on believing that, if someone has the values to enable them to be a naturally caring person and, they are someone that will put the people we support at the heart of everything they do, then our Training academy, Occupational Therapist and Registered General Nurse will upskill, coach and develop all staff, to deliver safe and responsive care.

We will explore your level of experience, your values and what you can bring to our roles during the recruitment process.   If you join KEYFORT’s passionate team of Support Workers, you will see that we have a common goal to work together and, support each other to reach the goals and milestones of the people we support.

Our Mission statement is “Passionate about working together to provide specialist services. Real people providing real support to make a real difference”

What benefits can you expect to see?;  If you go on to be successful in your application, some of the many benefits you’ll get are:

  • A contract that works for you and us including part time, full time or zero hours.
  • Either 5.6 weeks annual leave each year if you are on a Fixed Hours contract or, access to an annual leave fund which is accrued at 12.07% on all hours worked for staff on Zero / Bank contracts.
  • Experience and access to Clinical Supervisions with our own Registered Nurse or Occupational Therapist.
  • A fantastic Training, Mentoring and Shadowing programme.
  • Double Pay for bank holiday working.
  • Paid Enhanced DBS check.
  • Colleague Referral Scheme – refer a friend and receive a £100 incentive bonus.

We know that benefits mean more than the ‘list’ we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and forums.

How to apply; Please forward your CV or,  you can simply send an expression of interest over to our Recruitment Officer Lisa at

Our Recruitment Team, will sift your CV and identify any suitable cases / locations.  If you are progressed to interview stage, these take place on line using the video platform ZOOM, or can be arranged face to face (location dependant).

KEYFORT Group Ltd are committed to Safeguarding and protecting Adults and Children.

We welcome applications from all areas of the community and, welcome the opportunity to find out more about what you could bring to KEYFORT.


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