Waking Night Support Worker

Job Reference: 80463
Posted: Monday 8th July 2024
Closing Date: Monday 29th July 2024
£11.75 per hour inc. of night supplement
Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently looking for a Waking Night Support Worker to join our team within a supported living service at Firsbrook House in Wolverhampton.

We are looking for warm, caring and proactive individuals to provide person centred care and support throughout the evening at our Firsbrook House service. The service provides long term support with a recovery focus for people with mental health needs within a 24 hour service. We are looking for an enthusiastic flexible member of staff who is able to work on their own initiative. You will be able to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and have the unique ability to diffuse any given situation.

You will be responsible for providing person centred support as well as practical and emotional support to individuals living at the service, whilst helping to ensure service users are able to enjoy valued fulfilling lifestyles. The service is a large 36 flat building compromising of both general needs flats and flats where individuals are in receipt of 1:1 support such as daily living skills, health prompts, medication prompts and practical and emotional support in order for them to live independently. You will form part of a friendly, motivated team, working closely with your colleagues to address and resolve any issues that are identified.

Our service is in the Whitmore Reans area of Wolverhampton service is just outside of the city centre with local shops just a short walk away, accessible by public transport. There is free parking on site for staff and there are several bus routes that pass nearby from the local area and into the city centre. Local amenities are within close proximity such as the Avion Centre, The Molineux football ground, West Park and The New Hampton Arts centre.
This is a part time role of 27 hours per week.

Previous experience working with service users with mental health needs is essential for this role. You will be working alongside the housing provider to provide 1:1 support to individuals during the evening into the night should they require it.
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 can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.
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.

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed 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. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

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

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