Waking Night Support Worker

Date Posted
24th October 2017
Reference
VHM/4669
Sector
Adults, Learning Disabilities
Location
Stroud
Benefits
28 days leave rising to 33, training, childcare vouchers, pension, life ass, Tastecard etc etc
Salary
£7 to £8 Per Hour
Contract Type
Permanent, Shift work
Grades
Non Qualified, NVQ/Diploma Level
Job Roles
Support Worker

Hours - Waking Nights, 10.30pm to 7am or 11pm to 7.30am (can vary)

Supporting someone with personal care, to helping them make informed choices. Join us and help us change lives.

As an Hft Support Worker, you'll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible.

Hft is 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 2500 people.

Waking Night Supported Living 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.

Benefits
 We offer a full range of attractive benefits including 28 days' annual leave, pension, life assurance, staff recognition and rewards, refer a friend scheme, discounted monthly mobile phone contracts, discounted meals out, childcare vouchers, family-friendly policies and a confidential employee helpline.

About the role
 As an Hft Support Worker you'll be supporting adults with learning disabilities within your community. 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.

About you
 You don't need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job; what matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people to live their own life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible.

What Hft can offer you
 It's helpful if you already have experience of dementia, autism and learning disabilities - but this is by no means essential as Hft will give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure that they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support people with the most complex needs to live the best life possible.

We provide 24/7 support to people, so this role will require you to work some weekends and Bank Holidays.

Join us and help us change lives.

- To find out more about this role please call Vanessa on 01453 820940
 - If you'd like to find out whether this opportunity is for you e-mail your CV to Vanessa and we'll be in contact for an informal chat
 -Or to apply click on the button below to complete our application form

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks after the closing date your application has not been successful on this occasion.
 Hft's usual terms and conditions apply.
 Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do.
 Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.

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