Waking Nights Support Worker - No Experience

Waking Nights Support Worker - No Experience

Hft | Not Specified, GB

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Type of service - Supported Living
Location - Kent South, Lympne Place
Salary information - £10.89 per hour, 10% overtime allowance for hours worked over the full time equivalent of 37.5 hours per week
Working hours - Full and part time hours available
to join us?
We are looking for Waking Nights Support Workers to join our friendly and welcoming team here at Hft. This is your chance to make a real difference to people's lives.
_Experience is not essential _as we provide all the training you need to be a confident support worker. Whether you are an experienced professional or completely new to the world of care, we want you to be a compassionate and friendly individual, who shares our Values.
What matters most is a positive attitude to life and a desire to support people to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible. You will need to have good listening skills and a practical, caring approach.
Everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, providing flexible services that meet people's needs, and always looking for the best way of doing things.
What will you be doing?
As a waking night support worker at Hft you'll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. In this caring and creative role, everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, creating flexible services that meet people's needs and always looking for the best way of doing things.
Waking night support workers are required to remain awake throughout the night to support individuals as required.
The role is tailored to the needs of the individual(s) you will be supporting. The tasks can include:
Assisting with taking medication
Monitoring people we support due to medical needs, such as seizures
Provide support during the night when the people you are supporting are awake and are struggling to go back to sleep
Support with personal care
Updating files such as finance logs and support plans
General household tasks, such as cleaning, washing and ironing
Performing security checks, including fire checks
What's in it for you?
There are a range of benefits and career development opportunities at Hft. We'll give you a comprehensive induction, full training, and support along the way.
If you do not already have a relevant qualification in Health and Social Care, Hft will fully fund and provide training for you to obtain your Diploma in a Health and Social Care within the first 18 months of your employment.
With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in you to ensure you have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support people to live the best life possible.
We offer
25 days annual leave (plus 8 days statutory Bank holidays)
20% bank holidays allowance with an increased rate of 50% for Christmas Day, Boxing day and New Years Day
Apprenticeships - Earn whilst gaining a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care with a Top 100 apprenticeship employer (ranked 11th in 2020)
Access to the Hft Plus benefits package
Access to award-winning training and development
Annual staff award scheme
A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
Free DBS Check
Find your place with us and change lives.
We ask all our teams to take advantage of the Covid-19 vaccination, which is offered to frontline support workers as a priority group. We strongly encourage all colleagues to remain fully vaccinated as part of our wider infection control procedures.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: £10.89 per hour
Casual dress
Referral programme
Store discount
8 hour shift
Ability to commute/relocate:
Hythe: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Reference ID: 004915