Support Worker .
A great opportunity to work somewhere that is fulfilling, fun and offers real opportunities to make a difference to people's lives!
Affinity Trust is a national charity dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised support to adults with learning disabilities.
Job Title: Night Support Worker
Location: Southend and Westcliff
Salary: £7.77 ph
Hours: Up to 40 hours pw
Benefits: Enhancements for Weekends and Bank Holidays, additional payment for Sleep Ins where required, 28 days annual leave (increasing with service) inclusive of bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff), contributory pension scheme, excellent training and development opportunities, childcare vouchers, employee assistance scheme and occupational health support.
About the role:
The role of a Support Worker with Affinity Trust involves supporting each person to live the life they want within their community in which they live, to build positive relationships and to reach their potential.
A Support Worker post with Affinity Trust is a varied and interesting role, which our staff tell us "is fulfilling, fun and offers real opportunities to make a difference to people's lives!"
They support a young man in his own home and are looking for a male or female to support him as a full time waking night support worker. You will play a key role in enabling him to carry out some of the tasks involved in his night time routine which will involve getting him ready for bed or supporting him if he decides to stay up and undertake an activity of his choice.
He has his own specific needs and he can also be physically and emotionally challenging towards staff.
The time used during a waking night will be employed with housework (cleaning, washing, ironing etc.) and required paperwork.
To be successful you will need patience, a good sense of humour and to be very confident in lone working situations.
What they offer:
The work is genuinely satisfying and no two days are the same. They provide excellent training, generous annual leave, childcare vouchers, pension scheme and more. A great opportunity to start your career in social care with a good provider of high quality care and support. The roles involve shift work, which can include evening/ night/weekend work/sleep-ins, but flexible hours are a possibility.
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS or PVG check which will be provided by Affinity Trust.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Care Worker, Learning Disabilities, Not For Profit, Social Care, Healthcare, Volunteer, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, Community Care, Healthcare Assistant, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Retail, Cleaner, Office Administrator, Childcare, Driver, Waiter, Cook, Classroom Assistant etc.
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