Waking Night Carer
Looking for a career in care? Looking to work for an organisation that puts people first, where people come to work each day knowing they can make a difference? If so, this could be the job for you!
TrustCare is the name of Trafford Housing Trust’s independent living services. Here, we believe everyone has the right to a good and meaningful life, irrespective of age, health or disability. We are passionate about the work we do and the people we help, believing that everyone deserves to get the most out of life. We put people at the heart of everything we do, treating everyone fairly with compassion and respect, and that includes the people who work for us.
We’re now looking for a Waking Night Carer to join us for 27 hours (across 3 nights) per week (9 hour shifts).
Ensuring the daily wellbeing of our customers, the Waking Night Carer will answer pendant alarm activations, door exit sensor activations, falls alarm activations, logging all activations in the alarm activations sheets. You will maintain records of all daily visits and contacts using iCare system, emails and on calls as appropriate to include logging in and out of every call attended. Operating in a person-centred manner, you will safeguard individual customers and report any issues or concerns as required.
To be successful in this role, candidates must have exceptional communication skills and a good standard of education to include good literacy and numeracy skills. You’ll share the Trusts values, be able to display empathy and have the ability to identify the needs of others, providing alternative solutions where needed. Previous care experience is also essential.
Basic knowledge of care equipment would be a distinct advantage, as would a care qualification such as a Certificate / Diploma in Health and Social Care.
What you might be asking yourself is, what can we do for you? Well, we can offer you an extensive range of excellent benefits such as;
- £10.07 per hour
- 39 days paid annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays (to be pro-rated)
- Pension scheme
- Taxfree Childcare
- DBS check
- Full paid gym, swim and class membership (all Trafford leisure facilities)
And once you’ve successfully completed your 6 month probationary period;
- Private health cover
- Continuous training and development including an NVQ Level 2 & 3