Support Worker (Waking Nights)

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Preston, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1160463968
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker (Waking Nights) We are a national charity that's been supporting people with learning disabilities since 1962. We put the people we support at the centre of everything we do and use our experience to work in partnership with them to provide personalised services to more than 2,500 people. Sometimes it's challenging, but it's always rewarding. You'll go to work knowing that you're making a positive difference to someone's life. And you'll be working in a team of skilled, dedicated colleagues who'll support you all the way. Position: Support Worker - Waking Night Location: Preston, Lancashire Job type: Full Time, Permanent Hours: 37.5 hours per week Salary: £8.21 per hour Closing date: Thursday 6 June 2019 About the role: As a Waking Night Support Worker you'll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. In these roles, everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, creating flexible services that meet people's needs and always looking for the best way of doing things. Waking Night Support Workers are required to remain awake throughout the night to support individuals as required. You could be supporting someone with personal care, helping someone with their medication or just chatting and keeping them company if they are unable to sleep. Sometimes it's challenging, but it's always rewarding. You'll go to work knowing that you're making a positive difference to someone's life. You'll be working in a team of skilled, dedicated colleagues committed to doing the same and they will support you along the way. We provide 24/7 support to some people, so this role would suit you if you like the idea of working shifts and hours that include weekends and Bank Holidays. 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. 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 we offer: We offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. We'll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible. Join us and help us change lives. STRICTLY 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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