Waking Night Care Support Worker – Harrogate


Closing date: Tuesday, 18th Jun 2019

Salary: £9.20 per hour
Band: C
Hours: 30-40 hours per week
Location: Harrogate
Annual leave: 25 days plus 10 bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
Contract: Permanent

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.

Henshaws houses are located in ordinary residential areas, within communities in Harrogate.  Many of our houses provide 24-hour Residential Care from professionally qualified staff for both long and short-term stays.

We are looking to recruit a reliable, caring and enthusiastic Waking Night – Support Worker (Community) to work either three or four nights per week.

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 recruitment@henshaws.org.uk or submit using the form below.

Closing date: Wednesday 5th June 2019

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

Sorry, applications for this position are now closed