Female Senior Waking Night Support Worker

Job Reference: 78303
Posted: Thursday 4th April 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 25th April 2024
Up to £13.00 per hour (indexed to the London Living Wage)
Brent, London
Full-Time/Part-Time

Do you have the commitment and values to make a real difference to the lives of people with care needs? Are you passionate about empowering them to improve their quality of life, while supporting them to realise their hopes, dreams and aspirations?

 

Creative Support is a not-for-profit organisation which provides high quality, person-centred support to people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia. The support we offer is tailored to the individual client’s needs and encourages independence and community engagement.

 

We are looking for calm, resourceful, and energetic Female Senior Waking Night Support Workers who are highly motivated, hardworking, and keen to support older people in a proactive and holistic manner. You will assist the Extra Care Registered Manager in the operational management of the service at night. The service has capacity for 61 residents in Brent – a rich and culturally diverse area.

 

Creative Support is committed to your continuous professional development and as a successful candidate, you will receive a full local and corporate induction and be enrolled on the Care Certificate if pertinent. On completion of your probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled onto the NVQ level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care. You will have the opportunity to discuss your training and development needs during regular supervision and appraisal meetings.

 

You will be responsible for managing the Waking Night staff team when on duty, and you will liaise with the Extra Care Registered Manager and other senior members of staff to ensure that the clients are receiving the best care possible.

 

You must be willing to embrace all aspects of the role including, but not limited to, providing support with personal care and domestic tasks, and supporting individuals to access employment, education, and social opportunities. We value the personal skills and interests you will bring to both the role and to the lives of the people we support.

 

Previous experience in services for older people, people with dementia and memory loss is essential. Your approach will be warm, person centered, and respectful. Creative Support is committed to your continuous professional development and you will have the opportunity to explore your training and development needs.

 

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this position, please contact Tamryn Nicol (Development Officer) on 07929717745 or tamryn.nicol@creativesupport.org.uk or Mahip Singh (Service Director) on 07815518847 or mahip.singh@creativesupport.co.uk – please leave a voicemail in case you can’t reach us and we will definitely get back to you.

 

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.

 

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.

We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

‘Gender is considered to be an occupational requirement – Equality Act 2010’

 

 

Application Instructions:

In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.

You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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