If you are looking for the next step in your career in social care why not join our friendly team here at the Coquet Trust. We value our staff and offer full paid training, £70 sleep-in rate, sick pay, additional leave after 1 year, pension contribution, paid DBS check, and Blue light care accessing a range of discounts.

Coquet Trust have a full time opportunity for a Team Co-ordinator / Senior Support Worker to provide person centred support to adults with learning disabilities in their own home, and supervise support workers on shift. We are looking for individuals who share our values of being committed, reliable, inspirational, trustworthy and inclusive.

This role

We have a full time position covering a location in Gosforth. We are looking for a female team co-ordinator to join the permanent team here, to build professional relationships with the people we support in order to deliver the highest quality care.

The role involves giving full support to a lady who is very sociable, enjoys community trips and uses a wheelchair. This role would suit someone that enjoys building a supportive environment for the person we support, by showing a strong interest in her wellbeing and social life.

As a team co-ordinator, you will report to a Support Manager, be the lead person on shift, co-ordinate rotas, carry out workplace observations, contribute to 1:1s and ensure the best possible care is provided to the people we support in their homes. This role is based at the location where we provide support.

Person Specification

We are looking for someone who has experience working with adults with learning disabilities and NVQ L3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent). You’ll have the ability to learn to use electronic systems to record care (training provided). Due to the requirements of the individual we support, you will need:

· Experience with epilepsy, personal care, eating and swallowing.

· Ability to use hoists and manage a wheelchair.

· Driving license

· Female applicants only for this role.


The full-time role is 37 hours per week (plus sleep ins which are paid additionally).

You would be scheduled to work 5 out of 7 days, including some over night and weekends.

Shifts include: 7.45am to 8.45pm (with sleep in attached to shift).


£11 per hour, plus extra for sleep ins. In addition, Coquet Trust offer staff the following benefits:

· A comprehensive induction period and full training (paid)

· Enhanced sick pay scheme

· DBS Checks paid for by the Trust

· Discounts through the Blue Light card

· 28 days annual leave pro rata, increasing after 1 years’ service.

· Full PPE is provided by the Trust

If you are interested in this role, please apply online as soon as possible or contact Anna at Coquet Trust for more information 0191 5802369.

If you are interested in a Team Coordinator role, but these specifics don’t quite match you, we’d still like to see your CV so you can be considered for any other vacancies that arise.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,164.00 per year


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