• Full time
  • Nights
  • Part time
  • Anywhere
  • £11.15 - £11.40 plus enhancements GBP
  • 20 March 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £11.15 - £11.40 plus enhancements

Job Summary

Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a ‘waking nights support worker’ and discover a genuinely rewarding role. You’ll support people with a learning disability, autism or both who have just moved into their new home. You’ll have a guaranteed number of hours work each week, with the occasional daytime working, for example to attend training courses and meetings. Rota’s are planned 6 weeks in advance.

Our benefits include:

  • £11.15 – £11.40 p/h
  • Full training to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate.
  • On-going training and career development including professional qualifications available from day 1
  • Pension
  • We cover the cost of DBS checks
  • Shopping discounts including Blue Light card, EE perks and Costco membership
  • Successfully ‘recommend a friend’ to join us and you’ll receive a thank you payment
  • We offer Wagestream – a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it.
  • Access to wellbeing helplines.

About the role

You’ll provide responsive and high quality, person-centred care and support at night to people moving into their new home.  This may include physical, sensory and emotional support to promote an individual’s well-being and safety. As part of an individual’s care and support plan, or as needs arise, you’ll provide support which may include personal care, monitoring and managing specific health care needs. Timely, accurate recordkeeping and any household duties required on shift.

Find out more about these aspects of the role through videos on our main website.

If you’re new to social care, we will support you gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate. If you have experience as a care assistant or care worker in a care home, you’ll discover we provide plenty of on-going training, support to achieve relevant qualifications and career progression.

Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.

Brandon reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Our ideal candidate:

You’re considerate, committed, resilient and respect people’s differences. Empathetic, you adapt your approach to individuals’ needs, have good communication skills and a positive, patient approach. You come up with creative solutions to overcome challenges and have a ‘can-do’ attitude. You’ll need to be flexible and able to work shifts across the week, including weekends.

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