Waking Nights Support Worker
We are seeking dedicated and energetic Waking Night Support Staff who feel passionate about supporting people with Autism or a Learning Disability, and helping them to live full and happy lives.
You will be working for a highly reputable charitable organisation which specialises in Autism, Learning Disabilities and Mental Health throughout the UK, they are excited to be recruiting for Waking Night Support Workers to join teams in the Fareham and Southampton areas.
Position: Waking Nights Support Worker
Location: Fareham, Locks Heath, Sarisbury Green, Stubbington & Wickham
Hours: Waking nights various hours available
Salary: Total annual Salary: £14,412.19 (3 shifts based on 27 hours per week) / £19,216.25 (4 shifts based on 36 hours per week)
About the Role:
Success in this role means that individuals get the highest quality support and live their best lives.
As a Waking Night Support Worker, you will support people with Autism or learning disabilities in their home or out in the community living the lives they choose.
You will have a passion for working with people where no day is the same, and the desire to support individuals to achieve their personal goals and aspirations.
Some of the people you support may have complex needs and communicate through their behaviours which will require you to be empathic, willing to learn, creative, and patient. We will give you full training to ensure you are confident to deliver excellent support
You don’t need to have previous experience working in care or support to be successful in this role. What matters are your values, your passion and determination to make a difference in the lives of people with Autism or learning disabilities.
Whether you want to work a few hours a week, or full-time, if you think a Waking Night Support Worker role sounds right for you, you will need to be:
• Flexible to work on a rolling rota
• Good at working on your own and within a team
• Excellent at communicating with people
• Able to complete good quality support records
If you are interested please call our Operations Manager, Chris on 07711 119596 or visit https://www.advanceuk.org/jobs/jobs-in-hampshire
About the organisation:
The charity are a well-established, national organisation which provides support to thousands of adults across the UK with Autism, learning disabilities and mental health conditions living in their own homes.
They recognise that their people are their greatest asset, that’s why they invest in their training and development and enable them to gain industry-recognised qualifications and supporting them in realising their own career aspirations.
The charity is an equal opportunities employer who values its staff and the difference they make to their customers. There is no place for racism or discrimination of any kind. They are committed to recruiting the best staff whatever their ethnicity, race, religious beliefs or sexual orientation may be. All newly appointed staff receive an induction, during which they will learn about PRIDE values, expectations of how they should treat customers and commitments in relation to how they will be treated as a member of staff.
You will receive a fantastic benefits package including:
A comprehensive induction programme
Being part of a progressive and dynamic team where you will meet new people and feel valued
A large range of employee benefits including flexible hours to fit around you and the needs of customers; competitive rates of pay; reimbursement of mileage expenses and a free DBS; paid holiday of up to 30 days after five years continuous service, plus bank holidays per year (pro-rata for part-time employees); access to a lone-worker system to provide you with security when you need it; enrolment in a pension scheme with matched contributions above the statutory minimum; free, nationally recognised training linked to all aspects of the role; and staff discounts at over 250 high-street retailers including Marks and Spencer, Mothercare, Sainsbury’s, Apple and many more.
The charity is regulated by the Regulator of Social Housing and the Care Quality Commission and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people they support. You will be required to provide evidence of right to work. An Enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role.
We reserve the right to close this job once sufficient applications have been received.
Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided, we very much welcome previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.