Waking Night Support Worker

Waking Night Support Worker

You will join us as a Waking Night Support Worker where you will work as part of a team in our residential home to support 5 young people in our care.

Waking Night Support Worker Responsibilities:

You will follow individual care plans for the young people with the aim to help them move onto independent living in the future. You will support with their therapy, plan social and leisure activities, complete general domestic tasks, give medication and complete associated paperwork. You will be supported by a multi-disciplinary team including Nurses, Psychologists and Psychiatrists to ensure we achieve the best possible outcomes for our young people.

Waking Night Support Worker Requirements:

You do not require any previous experience for this role however we do require you to be compassionate, calm, resilient and be able to understand the issues and challenges our young people face. You should be IT literate as there is a requirement to update online care records. You must also thrive in a team environment but be able to work independently and be flexible with the ability to work a 7-day rota. The night shifts operate 8.30pm-7.30pm. Having a driving licence is not essential but it is beneficial to help transport our young people to appointments and activities. The use of a house pool car is provided for this.

Care in Mind operates a safer recruitment process and as part of this process the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer who values diversity and positively encourages applications of all ages from all sections of the community. As an employer we are also committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff.

We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest.

About Care in Mind:

Care in Mind provides residential services for young people and young adults aged 16-30 years old who have been discharged from psychiatric inpatient stays or secure children’s homes. Our aim is to support the young people using an innovative therapeutic approach and least restrictive practice to enable them to live in a non-secure community setting and to achieve their individual goals in preparation for transition to adult life. Our “no restraint” policy allows for more respectful and thoughtful relationships with young people and avoids traumatisation and consequent escalations in risk.

Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester

Job type: Full Time, Permanent, Full time hours 38.5 hours per week

Salary: £19,019 per annum (£9.50 per hour, includes an unsociable hour’s payment of 50p per hour)

Benefits: 28 days holiday including bank holidays rising to 35 days with increased years’ service, Paid 2 week full induction before you start, Opportunity to complete your Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker qualification, Excellent career progression, Paid enhanced DBS check, Enhanced Company Pension Scheme, 24 hr Employee Assistance Programme and counselling, Free onsite parking, Life Assurance, Online discounts, Refer a friend scheme where we pay £500 for every friend you refer, Annual paid Summer and Christmas parties, Length of service awards.

Closing Date: 9th February 2020

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Waking Night Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Care Staff, Social Care, Social Worker, Social Work, Healthcare Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Young People, Vulnerable People, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Voluntary, etc.

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