Waking Nights Support Worker Job in Porthpean, St. Austell, Cornwall

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Job Title: Waking Nights Support Worker
Salary: £10.30ph between 10pm-7am/ £9.30ph around that.
Location: Porthpean, St. Austell, Cornwall
Position: Permanent
Posted: 04/02/2021

Job Description

Waking Night Support Worker

Location: Porthpean, St. Austell
Salary: £9.30 per hour between 7am and 10pm / £10.30 per hour between 10pm-7am.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, kind and dedicated person to join our team as a waking night support worker.

This is home to 6/7 individuals living in their own flats with access to a support hub.
You will work a combination of delivering 1:1 support and be part of the core background support within their shared hub.

In general, we are looking for people that will bring great energy to the team, creativity and innovative ideas to supporting individuals. Somebody who is keen to promote varying communication, sensory needs and weekly planning delegated by the manager over night.
You will need to be comfortable with supporting with personal care.

You will be resilient, have a confident personality and be able to work on different levels to suit varying personalities and needs.
You will also need to be patient and good humoured.
Preferably you will have experience supporting individuals with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and be able to work in a way that is truly person centred - aiming to make a real difference to the individual’s lives by promoting independence and enhancing their perception of quality of life. It is important that you understand that this looks different for each individual.

Experience preferred but not essential as a range of training is provided – we promote a values-based recruitment drive.

Hours: We have contracted and casual opportunities available:
Below is an idea of our vacancy – we will consider full or part time for the right candidate:

Week 1
Mon: 10pm-8am
Tues: 10pm-8am
Thur: 10pm-8am

Week 2
Mon: 10pm-8am
Tues: 10pm-8am
Sat: 10pm-7am

If you are interested in joining the team on a casual basis you must have 6 months paid experience.

Cover hours are available during the week and additional hours during out of term time for those wanting overtime.

Closing date: The 2nd March 2021.

Shortlisting: Will happen as and when – we will make contact with you within 10 days of applying.

Interview dates: Interviews for this role will take place the week commencing the 8th March 2021.

**Please note this role is conditional upon receiving an acceptable Enhanced DBS check, subscription to the DBS Update Service, Eligibility to Work in the UK and two satisfactory references**

Job Ref: PPWN0221
Closing Date: 02/03/2021

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