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Support Worker - Waking Nights, Hemel Hempstead, Herts

  • Location:

    Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £8767 per annum + Training, Qualifications, Progression

  • Contact:

    Carla Gunn

  • Contact email:

    carla.gunn@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    NTC/4040_1566911184

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    26/09/2019

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

** Waking Nights Support Worker **
** Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire **
** Permanent and part time **
** £8,767/ £8.43ph **
** 20hrs hours per week **
** To work every other weekend **
** Waking Nights; 9.30pm - 7.30am **
** Adults with Learning Disabilities, Epilepsy and Autism **

BS Social Care are currently recruiting for a number of Waking Night Support Workers for an adult`s residential home within Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire looking for candidates that have the values and passion for helping others.

About the company; they are charity that support people with learning disabilities, autism, brain injuries and complex needs. They understand the challenges that are faced, and the support that by meeting their particular needs. They develop and create practical solutions that match each person`s abilities and goals, giving them the tools, they need to thrive and enjoy a fulfilling, happy life. They are passionate about ensuring they give the best possible care to their residents and provide a happy environment for both the service users and staff.

About the role; this role will require manual handling, and personal care, meaning that you will not be afraid to deliver physical care and get stuck in. You will be working with adults who have moderate to severe Learning Difficulties, Epilepsy and challenging behaviour. Your role will be to help get the service users ready for bed which includes personal care, administrating medication, dressing and into bed. You will do checks on the service user's through the night and carry out cleaning duties both light house work duties and deep cleaning. Completing paper work/ care plans. You will prep for the morning and help to get service user's up in the morning and get them ready for the day.

About the ideal candidate; it is not essential that you have experience, but it is essential that you are empathetic and compassionate towards the residents of the home and interested in the role for the right reasons. We need candidates that have the right values and understanding of the needs of the service users you`re working with by building a professional relationship and being a friend as well as their carer. If you do not hold any relevant qualifications, you will have to complete the care certificate and be willing to work towards gaining extra qualifications. The home is a friendly home, either fast paced or relaxed but always nice to be within. It will be ideal to be a driver with transportation. This organisation looks to upskill and progress their team and offer the opportunity to become Shift Leaders after probation if that is of interest.

In return; this role can either offer a part time and permanent role working over 4 weeks including weekend work. You will work waking night shifts; 9.30pm - 7.30am. You will also be offered a whole host of benefits which will be discussed on interview. The benefits include; £100 added to your salary for having a qualification, will have a mentor and could possibly become a mentor, length of service salary increase, 6-week induction, care certificate, face to face and E-learning; champion training, equality, hygiene ect, training around LD, MH, Medication and safe guarding, you will be able to gain the QCF.

To apply for this role or for more information, please call Carla Gunn on 01604 448408 or email your most up to date CV

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