Waking Nights Support Worker

Chapel Allerton, West Yorkshire, England
Up to £8.50 per hour + 25 holidays + bank holidays, pension
11 Jul 2018
08 Aug 2018
Sam Warring-Davies
Contract Type
Part Time

Waking Nights Support Worker (Leeds)

Who and Why we are looking to hire?

Are you looking for a Waking Nights Support Worker role? Look no further!"

I am seeking part time waking nights support workers for a charity that offers a range of autism-specific services for adults in Leeds area. Our client provide support for people either in their own homes, community settings or one of their own facilities.

This client at its bases across the city provide and develop a range of services for adults with Autism and related conditions which are specialised, innovative, of high quality and well resourced: and continually seek to improve models of good practice which are internationally recognised. They aim to support service users to experience life opportunities which encompass the above and promote the growth of individuals to their maximum potential.

The Job

I have 3 contracts available, 1 x 24 hours per week and 2 x 16 hours per week. This position is offered on a permanent rota basis working a varied shift pattern of Monday to Sunday typically 11pm while 7am.

You will be working within a 8 bedded residential home for adults with Autism with additional support in a independent supported living house for 1 service user.

As a Waking Nights Support Worker you will need to combine your professional experience and skills to work with our service users to promote their independence. This will include, supporting service users through times when they are feeling anxious, attending to personal care and administering medication for which you will be fully trained. In addition to this all events that have taken place in the night must be carefully documented.

About you

I am looking for candidates with a positive, encouraging nature, good communication and effective organizational skills who will be flexible to respond to the changing needs of those we support and promote their rights.

To be successful in this role you will ideally have had some previous support/care experience although not essential. You will need to be reliable, enthusiastic, and have the ability to communicate and work with our varied service user group.

Driving would be desirable.

In return you will be offered a generous pay rate of £8 per hour, an opportunity to work with a caring and committed team who enjoy their work, a comprehensive induction and a commitment to ongoing supervision support and accredited training, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays. Our client cover your annual subscription fee for DBS checks and initial DBS application if necessary.

If you would like to apply or simply find out more about the role please call Kirsty May on 0113 2154312