Waking Night Care Support Worker – Harrogate Home Support
Closing date: Tuesday, 17th Dec 2019
Salary: £9.20 per hour/£19,136 per annum
Hours: 40 hours per week (Wed/Thur/Fri plus alternate weekends 10pm-8am)
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 opportunity to obtain range of Diplomas in Health and Social Care
Henshaw’s community housing and support services across the North of England for people with a visual impairment and other disabilities.
Alongside our specialism in sight loss, we also have extensive experience supporting people with a range of disabilities to live more independently.
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
In this role, your main 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 care and support needs during the shift and confirm that any requirements have been carried out.
Due to lone working, 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.
To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification. To apply please complete and application form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit using the form below.
Closing date: Tuesday 17th December 2019
External Applicants to complete online application form
Internal Applicants to complete an expression of interest and send to email@example.com, stating how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the criteria for the role.
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.
Registered Charity No: 221888