Waking Nights Support Worker

£10.36 Per Hour
09 Nov 2021
07 Dec 2021
Katie Hunt
Contract Type

Waking Nights Support Worker

We are looking for independent, dynamic, compassionate and hardworking individuals who are able to support individuals who are living in our community to help them become as independent as possible.

We welcome applications from Deaf, BSL Users and hearing people with a serious commitment to learning BSL.

Position: Waking Nights Support Worker

Location: Leeds LS7 1HX

Salary: £10.36 Per Hour

Hours: 9:30pm until 08:00am, there are Full Time and Part Time roles available.

Additional Benefits: 25 days holiday per annum, pro rata, pension and sick pay

About the Role:

When you start your role as a Waking Nights Support Worker you will complete a 12 week training programme to learn about your key role.

You will take on the exciting challenge of providing high quality health and social care support to Deaf individuals, many of whom who have mental health conditions.

As a Waking Night Support Worker you will be expected to ensure the safety of the people supported and to ensure people are supported to gain a good night's sleep, monitoring any concerns in relation to disturbed sleep patterns and following relevant support plans designed to promote sleep and wellbeing.

You will need to remain awake whilst on shift and will need to deliver a high standard of care and support. Sleeping on duty is not permitted at any time.

About You:

Due to the nature of this position you will need to have a minimum of level 2 British Sign Language, understand the importance of sensitive data and storing data in line with GDPR regulations, care regulations and the CQC.

If you have knowledge of safeguarding, working with young people, adults at risk or adults in crisis under your belt this would be helpful too– but not essential.?

In Return:

You will receive excellent training and development to help maximise your full potential. Working with your Line Manager you will receive an in depth induction to give you great insight into the charity and what they do.

You will join the learning pathway with BSL, the charity offer paid Training and Development to further your BSL knowledge!

Wellbeing is the heart of everything they do! It’s not just about the clients, it’s about you too.

You will also receive:

  • 25 Days of Annual Leave, pro rata for Part Time staff

  • 5 Days per year of paid Study Leave

  • Long Service Annual Leave Rewards

  • Free of Charge DBS Certificate

  • Sick Pay

  • A generous defined contribution pension scheme, we pay 6% after successfully passing probation

  • Eye Care Vouchers

  • Interest free bicycle loan to travel to work (Dependent of role location)

Let’s get you onboard to start your Journey!

We welcome applications from Deaf, BSL Users and hearing people with a serious commitment to learning BSL.

Our client is a Disability Confident employer and welcome applications from Deaf, BSL Users and hearing people with a serious commitment to learning BSL.

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker, Domiciliary Care, Mental Health Support Worker, BSL, British Sign Language, Deaf Support Worker, etc.

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