Waking Nights Care Worker
Home Group
Manchester, UK
6d ago

Job Description

Waking Nights Care Worker -(211107)

Description

Supported Living Worker (Waking Nights) - CQC Accommodation Based

Manchester, Beech Range

Full time (37.5 hours per week) Permanent Contract

Salary up to £19,000 pa dependent on skills and experience

Plus, brilliant benefits!

Empowering customers to live rewarding and happy lives. That’s when it hits home.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a brilliant Supported Living Worker like you to join our fab and supportive team. Our CQC registered service provides support to our brilliant customers who have ongoing Mental Health Support needs within an accommodation support setting.

They live in a comfortable 8-bedroom house, which provides a step down from a clinical environment, before returning to independent living after completing our 12-week rehabilitation programme

You’ll support our customers to live their day to day lives as independently as possible. The team will tell you that no two days are ever the same because everything we do is person centred around our customers.

Like our team, we’re sure you’ll find the role ever so rewarding.

As our Waking Nights Supported Living Worker, you’ll be a lone worker. You’ll offer our customers a first point of call when needed.

During your shift you’ll support with personal care (like bathing and issuing medication). You’ll also make sure all records are up to date, auditing customer files, safeguarding the building and carrying out some light cleaning duties.

Customer quote

Without these people I don’t know where I would be!

About our team

Although you’ll work nights, we do get together regularly in the day time for training and team meetings. You’ll be part of our wider team who are super passionate about supporting customers to reach their goals and celebrating their achievements.

To us were not just a team we’re a work family’. Our manager is Our manager is Chris, who is new to Home Group, but has worked in Housing care & support services for 30 years!

There are 12 of us in the team and we don’t just love to support our customers, we’re there for each other too!

Working hours

We provide 24-hour support to our customers each day and every day. In this role you’ll work during the twilight hours doing waking nights.

This includes working from 21 : 00 to 07 : 25, 3 nights in week 1, and 4 nights in week 2. We need you to be flexible to meet the needs of our customers, but we aim to give you the time you need to spend time doing the things that matter to you!

Bank

Looking for a more flexible working pattern? You can also join us on a flexible basis by being part of our bank. You can work hours that fit around your current commitments or even pick up some additional shifts to your main role to earn some extra cash and get paid on a weekly basis.

About you

You’re passionate and motivated. To you providing care and support is more than just a job, you make every customer feel valued and respected.

You’re compassionate and use your unique empathy and creativity skills to help our customers reach their full potential.

Treating your customers with integrity, you ensure that they maintain their dignity at all times.

We help our customers to achieve their potential, long term goals and to live their best life. You’ll play your part by assisting in the delivery of tasks that are based on our customers personal support plans.

To make sure that we keep our records straight, and customers safe, it's really important that you are technologically savvy (or at the very least not a technophobe!)

To make sure our customers are well supported, it’s important that you have worked in a Registered Care / Supported Housing environment before.

You have a great understanding of professional boundaries, responsibility for safeguarding, risk assessment, confidentiality and have experience in case management.

Don’t worry, we won’t drop you in the deep end, we’ll help to you understand how things work at Home Group!

When you join, you’ll need to have a valid Enhanced Check under the Disclosure and Barring Service. The great news is that we will pay for that to be done if you don’t have a transferrable one.

In line with current Government legislation for CQC Registered Care Homes you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to work in this service, unless you are exempt.

A job offer will be subject to providing evidence of this condition of employment.

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