Night Support Worker

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
IP33 1SQ
£ 18000.0 Per year
Full time, Part time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Newly qualified, Studying / Unqualified
11 Sep 2020
23 Oct 2020

Job Description

We put people first!

We’re looking for a full time Night Support Worker to work waking night shifts with us at Bury St Edmunds supporting a young man with autism, complex health needs and behaviours that challenge. He is a very enthusiastic individual and likes to be supported by positive and upbeat individuals

As a Support Worker you will;

Ensure the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential

Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments, education etc.

Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping etc.

Help with personal care such as supporting with showering, toileting and dressing.

Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one.

Due to the nature of this role it is desirable for successful applicants to hold a full valid driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

Working hours;

Work full time covering waking night shifts (10pm – 8am; subject to change) spread across the week, weekends and Bank holidays.

Shifts will vary from 3 – 4 times a week and training and team meetings will happen in the daytime and so you will be expected to attend these on an occasional basis.

Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

About you;

No experience needed but would be beneficial

Have the ability to learn from experiences and change your approach when needed

Have energy and enthusiasm to provide the best support possible

Have motivation and drive to identify overcome obstacles

Have an understanding of and empathy for the people you are supporting

Show commitment to personal and professional development

We offer our Support Workers (T&C’s apply):

Our pay is £18,000 per annum (pro rata) + benefits + £1,200 complexity payment.

Paid enhanced DBS

E-learning/Classroom training/Diplomas

Regular one to one supervision

Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350

Increasing annual leave with length of service

Flexible working

Occupational sick pay

Maternity/paternity pay

Employee Assistance Programme

Apply today to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a positive difference to someone’s life.

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This job was posted to Learning disabilities, Mental health, Support worker in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England

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