Waking Night Care Support Worker – Harrogate Home Support
Closing date: Friday, 31st Jan 2020
Salary: £9.20 per hour/£19,136 per annum
Hours: 40 hours per week (Wed/Thur/Fri plus alternate weekends 10 pm-8 am)
Annual leave: 25 days plus 10 bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time)
DBS: Enhanced with child & adult barring
In order to support our valued team members we offer:
Access to Health Scheme covering dental care/physiotherapy/birth grant etc
Access to confidential advice line covering legal advice, relationship issues, stress and anxiety
Access to free of charge independent counselling service
Free eye tests
Free of charge DBS check
35 days annual leave
Flexible work patterns
Enhanced sick pay
Long service awards
Opportunity to buy additional annual leave
Range of family-friendly policies to support your work/life balance
Training package with the opportunity to obtain a range of Diplomas in Health and Social Care
‘Henshaws Housing & Support enables people of all ages living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to live more independently.
Whether in one of our houses or in their own home, we provide support so that people can build skills, make their own choices and be part of their local community; develop connections and lead a more fulfilling life.’
We are looking for a Waking Night Care worker to work with our client Mike to enable him to live in his own home in Harrogate.
Mike has a great sense of humour and enjoys banter with his family and friends. Mike enjoys doing things such as karaoke, listening to all types of music on his iPod specifically 60s music, Jazz, Elvis, Elton John and Neil Diamond.
Lone working (with or without sleepover support) in a supported living residence providing care and supervision of Tenants during the night. Supporting Tenants with their personal care needs during the night and carrying out directed duties and recording as required by the Team Leader
Key responsibilities will include:
Ensuring that tenants are safe and secure during the night by regular rounds and checks of the residence as directed by the team leader
Carrying out any night time care requirements for each tenant as directed on their individual care and support plan.
Accurately and appropriately recording and reporting tenants to care and support needs during the shift and confirm that any requirements have been carried out.
To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Experience in the care field is essential as is the ability to assist tenants/service users with their personal care requirements as needed, whilst maintaining their dignity.
An Level 2 NVQ/Diploma in Health and Social care is essential for this role.
Closing date: Friday 31st January 2020 – 12 Noon
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details. Registered Charity No: 221888