Night Support Worker

Recruiter
CAS Behavioural Health
Location
Huddersfield
Salary
£7.65/hour £7.65
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CAS Support Workers truly believe in the work they do. That`s because they know they are supported to deliver care that goes way beyond ordinary care.

Oxley Woodhouse is an enhanced community residential home providing outcome focused care for adults with learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs.

Oxley Woodhouse offers a modern purpose-built residential accommodation with spacious communal areas and an enclosed outdoor garden within a homely family-style environment. It consists of Oxley House which houses one, three bed apartment and two, five bed apartments and Oxley Lodge which houses four, one bed apartments.
Located in the suburbs of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, the home is within close proximity to local services and amenities, including major transport links.

On-going assessment and high staffing levels, based on a minimum ratio of one staff member to two service users, means that we are able to meet the changing needs of service users as they progress through their care pathway, while ensuring their safety is maintained and their independence supported. Regular review meetings involving the service user, their family and professionals are held to review outcomes, set new goals and re-assess support levels as people progress.

In this role you will:
- Build professional relationships with the clients and other staff at your establishment and throughout the company and disengage from these appropriately
- Do everything possible to maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in, this will involve domestic duties
- Learn about our individual's specific needs and help meet those needs in the most appropriate way following all policies and procedures
- Assist clients with their medical and welfare needs and to report as required, which may include the administration of emergency "when required" medication
- Support our clients to maintain their personal cleanliness, general hygiene and appearance, this may include intimate care, following individual care plan

We're looking for people who have:
- Awareness of the general health, safety and welfare of the clients
- Awareness of what equal opportunities and discrimination are and how it can be prevented
- Awareness of what effective teamwork is
- Ability to follow a work pattern and attend work punctually and reliably
- Ability to participate in training and development to enable the job to be done to the required standard.

In return you can expect:
- Pension
- Employee Discount Scheme
- External Training

Further information:
- Double shifts are available upon request. Shifts are dependent on resident`s needs.
- This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are committed to safeguarding and protecting the people within our care. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

Ready for a rewarding challenge? Please click on the ‘apply now` link below