Female Support Worker - Waking Nights

Location

Taunton

Closing Date

05/03/2024

Salary

£12.84 Per Hour

Reference

DS03647

Employment Type

Permanent

Department

Support Worker

Female Support Worker - Waking Nights

Discovery is looking for caring Waking Night Support Workers in Taunton to support 7 people throughout the night, ensuring they have a peaceful night and wake up feeling refreshed and ready for the next day. Your evenings may involve a late night hot chocolate and films!

Hourly rate - £12.84 per hour
Hours - 10pm - 7am

The role may involve tasks such as:

  • Carrying out “keeping safe checks” at regular intervals to ensure the people we support are safe and comfortable.
  • Ensure that the environment is clean and sanitary.
  • You will keep written records, using IT systems as required to help you including support plans, incident log and health and safety records.
  • Creating a calm therapeutic environment for the people we support.
  • Supporting people to make the most of their late evenings / nights when they wish to
  • Provide personal care when required.

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme 2021 and 2022.

Benefits

We are passionate about investing in your training and career development. Our training covers essential skills and knowledge to provide support in line with the Care Certificate.

Alongside our generous benefits package, we give you:

  • Training Programme including Care Certificate - delivered by Skills for Care endorsed ‘’Centre of Excellence’’
  • Access to Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship worth over £3,000.
  • Career development opportunities with access to our award winning Aspire programme
  • We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7 helpline for advise
  • Employee wellbeing strategy and listening network promoting mental health support.
  • Support to take part and complete any personal qualifications while at work providing it does not interfere with your duties.

A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached.

Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled

Apply now:

We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. If you would like to be a part of our team and feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below, or contact the Internal Resourcing Consultant team on 0300 303 9150 or drop us an email at applynow@discovery-uk.org for an informal conversation about the role. Before you know it you could be making a positive difference every day.

This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery.

Discovery is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Discovery are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role. Discovery has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees. As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application . Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150 or email applynow@discovery-uk.org

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