Waking Night Support Worker

09 Nov 2016
07 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for full-time waking night support workers to work in a vibrant and dynamic residential home in Bridgwater. This service supports young adults (17-25) with autism and challenging behaviour.

Successful candidates will be paid ??9.13 per hour and work 3 shifts per week with a total salary of ??17,000 per year.

Benefits include:

* Full training and induction given.
* Excellent Bank Holiday rates of pay (up to triple pay)
* Company pension with employer contributions
* Full time (37.5) and part time (24) hours available
* Generous annual leave
* Fully paid DBS check

Experience and Qualifications:

* Experience of supporting adults or children with complex needs is desirable but not essential
* NVQ/QCF or equivalent in Health and Social Care is desirable
* Drivers preferred.
* Good communication skills


* Ensuring the safety of the individuals and maintaining an up to date knowledge of each individual's; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication
* Staying attentive and doing everything viable to protect people who use the service, and others, from abuse of any nature including physical, emotional, sexual, neglectful, financial or institutional
* Creating and encouraging good relationships and communication with the staff as well as the people who use the service
* Assisting people who use the service to get involved in a range of new opportunities, experiences and activities
* Supporting complex and challenging behaviours safely and sympathetically by using the skills learnt through training

About the company:

This is a fast growing company which operates across Somerset, North Somerset and Wiltshire. They focus solely on supporting individuals on the autism spectrum who display complex and challenging behaviours. Individuals use the service if they have had a breakdown of services with other providers. They are constantly trying to improve their service through person centered planning and promoting inclusion.

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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

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