Support Worker

Location: Plymouth
Salary: £9.80-£10.10 per hour (+£1.00 for waking nights)
Position: Permanent
Hours: 32 hours per week
Recruiter: Havencare Homes and Support Limited
Posted: 21/02/2022

Support Worker – Waking Nights

Hourly Rate: £9.80-£10.10 per hour (+£1.00 night-rate enhancement)
Hours: 32 hours per week/Full-time

Havencare are recruiting a Waking Night Support Worker to support a young lady to live within her own home.

She likes to be busy and active, enjoys social opportunities and opportunities to interact with others. She has an infectious personality and is a pleasure to be around. She has a severe Learning Disability and other health conditions. She may display behaviours of concern at times.
The aim of the job role would be to work as part of the wider team, role modelling outstanding care and support needs for the individual, promoting the individual’s independence, and maintaining and promoting life skills, as well as supporting their health and well-being needs and requirements.

You will be resilient with a positive outlook and have an upbeat approach to supporting people. You will be a great planner, organiser and motivator to support individuals with access to achieve an outcome focused support plan. You will be a great role model and be able to connect through great communication and drive towards accessing the community.
Applicants with experience of Learning Disabilities and complex needs is preferred but not essential. Previous experience of supporting people with complex needs in supported living or domiciliary support would be an advantage.

For occupational requirement reasons we are looking to appoint a female only for this post (Exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).

The successful applicant will be working 32 hours on the following rota:

Week 1:
Tuesday 10pm-9am
Friday 10pm-8am
Saturday 10pm-9am
Sunday 10pm-9am

Week 2:
Monday 10pm-9am
Tuesday 10pm-9am

This is a 24 hour, 365 days per year service and you will need to be flexible to work as the service requires, including mornings, daytime, evenings and weekends.

Closing date: The 21st March 2022. Applications will be considered as and when received.

If your application is successful, any offer of employment will be subject to:

A satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and subsequent registration for the DBS Update Service
2 acceptable / satisfactory references
Evidence of eligibility / right to work in the UK
Satisfactory evidence of being vaccinated against COVID-19 or medical exemption**

**COVID-19 Information

This is a face-to-face role in a CQC regulated service and therefore successful applicants must be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless medically exempt. To comply with regulation*, Havencare’s pre-employment checks now include the need to provide satisfactory evidence of either vaccination or medical exemption.
* The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2021

Please contact Havencare’s recruitment team on if you have any queries.

Job Reference: WATJWN0122
Closing Date: 21/03/2022

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