Waking Night Support Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities)

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Redditch
Salary
£7.66 to £8.12
Posted
18 Sep 2018
Closes
05 Oct 2018
Ref
00323269
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Waking Night Support Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities) 

Supporting someone with personal care; enabling them to make informed choices, join them and help them change lives. 

Our client is a national charity that’s been supporting people with learning disabilities since 1962. They put the people they support at the centre of everything they do and use their experience to work in partnership with them to provide personalised services to more than 3,000 people. 

They currently have vacancies available for a Waking Night Support Worker to join their team in Redditch. 

Position: Waking Night Support Worker 
Location: Redditch, Worcestershire 
Hours: Part-time, 20 hours available 
Hourly rate: £7.83 aged 21+ or £7.66 ages 18-20, both rising to £8.12 on successful completion of probation and Health & Social Care Diploma/NVQ Level 2 

Closing Date: Friday 5 October 2018 
Interview dates to be confirmed 

About the role: 

Their Redditch Service provides replacement care, supporting 43 individuals in a purpose-built bungalow which offers 5 overnight stays a night. This gives families and individuals a much-needed break. 

The role is for Waking Night Support, there is no such thing as a ‘typical shift’ for one of their Support Workers. they have individuals that require support during and throughout the night, so you could be supporting someone to make their breakfast in the morning. 

As a Support Worker within this service you will be expected to access the community therefore a full, current UK/EU driving licence is necessary. You’ll enable the people they support to go to the gym, cinema, swimming and to join in cooking, gardening, art groups and pamper sessions. 

They provide 24/7 support within the service, so this role would suit you if you like the idea of working nights or shifts and hours that include some weekends, nights and Bank Holidays. You may also get the opportunity to accompany the people they support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities. 

About you: 

You don’t need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job, you’ll get plenty of training along the way. It’s great if you already have experience of learning disabilities, autism or dementia, but this is by no means essential. What matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible. 

What they offer: 

They offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. They'll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation they are committed to investing in their teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible. 

Join them and help them change lives. 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP, etc.

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