Coquet Trust have a full and part time vacancies for Support and Care Workers to provide person centered support to adults with learning disabilities. We are looking for caring and enthusiastic individuals who share our values being committed, reliable, inspirational, trustworthy and inclusive.

If you are looking for a rewarding career in health and social care why not join our friendly team here at the Coquet Trust. We are Investors in People and keen to offer staff development opportunities.


We have a position in the Long Benton area. Supporting two males. Due to the needs of the people we support, this role must be a driver.

The ideal person will have previous experience of being a support worker due to the need of the people we support, previous experience of complex needs, autism, epilepsy, hoisting, personal care. The person we support is a wheelchair user.


This is a full-time role 37 hours per week, shift pattern is 7am to 10.30pm/7am sleeping or 3pm to 10.30pm. This position also has sleeps attached to shifts. Split shifts will also been required. 5 out of 7 days.


Support Worker pay rate is £9.50 per hour, plus extra for sleep ins. In addition, Coquet Trust offer staff the following benefits:

  • A comprehensive induction period and full training
  • All training is paid for by the Trust.
  • Full PPE is provided by the Trust
  • DBS Checks paid for by the Trust
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
  • Discounts such as gym membership and the Blue Light card
  • 28 days annual leave pro rata


This role would suit someone that enjoys taking the people we support to local day centres, social events.

If you are interested in the role of Support Worker please apply online as soon as possible or contact Lesley at Coquet Trust for more information 0191 5802369.

Click here for full person specification Support Worker Job descrition August 2020.docx

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