Support Worker Waking Nights

Support Worker Waking Nights

Discovery | Nunney, BA114, GB

Posted 7 days ago

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Waking Night Support Workers needed in Nunney to work 1 to 4 Waking Nights per week at an hourly rate of £11.55 per hour with shift patterns of 9pm - 7am / 10pm - 8am / 10pm - 7am.
Discovery is looking for caring Waking Night Support Workers to support 5 individuals with complex physical needs throughout the night, ensuring the appropriate support is given in line with the risk assessment and support plan and also carrying out a number of key allocated tasks. In the case of emergency there is a staff member to call upon.
You will be supporting individuals with watching films, late night chats, listening to music, making hot chocolate, personal care, repositioning and ensuring people are safe. Due to the rural location Support Workers ideally need to be drivers.
The role may involve tasks such as:
Carrying out "keeping safe checks" at regular intervals to ensure the people we support are safe and comfortable.
Ensure the environment is clean and sanitary.
You will keep written records, using IT systems as required to help you including support plans, incident log and health and safety records.
Creating a calm therapeutic environment for the people we support.
Supporting people to make the most of their late evenings / nights when they wish to.
Provide personal care when required.
Discovery is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that is accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.
We are passionate about investing in your training and career development. Our training covers essential skills and knowledge to provide support in line with the Care Certificate.
Alongside our generous benefits package, we give you:
Training Programme including Care Certificate - delivered by Skills for Care endorsed ';'Centre of Excellence''
Access to Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship worth over £3,000.
Career development opportunities with access to our award winning Aspire programme.
Access to Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7 helpline for advice.
Employee wellbeing strategy and listening network promoting mental health support.
Support to take part and complete any personal qualifications while at work providing it does not interfere with your duties.
A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached.
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We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. If you would like to be a part of our team and feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below, or contact Tia on or drop us an email at for an informal conversation about the role. Before you know it you could be making a positive difference every day.
This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery.
Discovery is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Discovery are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role. Discovery has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees. As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application . Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on or email
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