Waking Night Support Worker “A well-spent day brings happy sleep” Leonardo da Vinci
As a Waking Night Support Worker, your main aim is to make sure people feel safe, comfortable and able to sleep. As you head for home after your shift, people should be waking up feeling well-rested, ready for whatever activities they have planned for the day.
As well as helping people sleep well, Waking Night Support Workers support their team by completing various practical duties which helps the team maintain high standards of cleanliness and homeliness – often those that may be impractical or difficult to complete during busier times of day. Some administrative tasks are also completed, for example logging activities and events overnight to help inform and improve the care and support provided by the team.
As a waking night support worker you will be a key member of the team, providing high standards of person centred support throughout the night. You will be the main point of contact on shift between the hours of 2200-0800.
You will succeed because…
You’re empathetic, resilient, and deeply committed to assisting people with additional needs who can present challenging behaviour. You’re compassionate, observant, and confident in handling potentially difficult situations. You’re able to communicate clearly and sensitively with vulnerable people and their families, and always adopt a person-centred approach.
You will love it because…
You enjoy promoting independence, providing reassurance, and enabling confidence. You take pride in doing a great job and are happy assisting with domestic duties, cooking, personal care, attending appointments and social activities. You’re keen to develop your career through training, learning and gaining relevant qualifications.
We offer full training so you will need to commit to a fully paid, full time 3-week induction.
Why join us? Take a look at our amazing perks!
Great rates of pay starting from £12.50 – 14.50per hour
Induction, we pay for you to attend our award winning induction
Free DBS check
Access to the Blue Light Card and Discount for support workers
Free meal(s) whilst on shift
Activities included on shift
Sleep-ins at £60
33 days annual leave (pro- rata)
If you work on a weekend (which is defined as between 17:00 Friday – 08:00 Monday) enhancements of £2.00 per hour.
Simply Health Plan
Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed
This position could be in a home up to half an hour radius from your home to place of work.
Apply today or feel free to contact us on 01637 416 444 with any questions you may have. You’ll find we are an approachable, friendly bunch!
10 hour shift
Monday to Friday