Waking Night Support Worker
Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing care and support to individuals with a wide range of needs. We are currently seeking a highly motivated Waking Night Support Workers to join our friendly team in Great Glen, Leicestershire. If you are seeking a rewarding career and want to make a positive difference to the lives of others, then we would love to hear from you!
Our innovative service includes 21 self-contained flats for independent supported living which is located in the village of Great Glen, 2 miles south of Oadby on the outskirts of Leicester.
You will support adults with a range of needs including learning disabilities and mental health needs and require staff who are enthusiastic about the support they provide. As a Waking Night Support Worker you will be passionate about supporting people with complex needs and promoting independence.
In your role of Waking Night Support Worker, you will carry out overnight checks and morning calls. Although we value relevant experience of supporting people with a learning disability, autism or mental health needs, you do not need to have prior experience if you can demonstrate a ‘can-do approach’, person-centred values, energy and commitment. You will have a strong work ethic and duty of care and be able to contribute to a positive team approach.
Waking Night Support Worker Duties:
- Provision of personal care to service users
- Shift work including weekends and bank holidays
- Medication administration
- Developing and sustaining warm and trusting relationships with service users
- Carrying out overnight checks and morning calls
Benefits of working with Creative Support:
- A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period
- Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave
- Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
- Free employee support programme
- All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams
- Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and Social Care Diploma
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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.
We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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