Support Worker, Waking Nights, Kirkby Lonsdale, Adult LD & MH, Permanent & Temporary opportunities
Your new company
Your new organisations is one of the largest organisations (in it’s industry) within the UK. The location in which you will be working will consists of 3 adult homes; one in Kirkby Lonsdale, one in Lindale and one in Grange-over-Sands. At times, you may be required to work across the other sites however you will be predominantly based at the site in Kirkby Lonsdale for this role.
Your new role
As a Support Worker you will be working a 5 on and 5 off rolling shift pattern, which consists of 9pm to 9am hours. During your shift you will be supporting the adults with their night and morning routines; cooking, playing games / activities, helping the residents get ready for bed and get up and ready in the morning and assisting with the personal care and emotional support needs the Adults may have. All of our residents have a range of complex needs associated with autism and learning disabilities, including complex communication, sensory and behavioural needs associated with their disabilities. They can present with complex communication needs and challenging behaviour associated with their disability. A key responsibility is to Safeguard all who are in our care and ensure they are safe and healthy. You will also regularly update agreed care plans, paperwork and keep the home clean and tidy.
This role is permanent, but I am also recruiting into these organisations on a temporary basis so if temp work suits you better, please do still apply.
What you’ll need to succeed
In order to succeed you must be comfortable working nights, ideally with previous experience. You will have experience of working within a care environment, preferably with Adults with learning disabilities / mental health. You will also need to possess a full UK driving license.
What you’ll get in return
* A thorough induction, buddy scheme and training programme.
* The opportunity to enrich the lives of adults and make a positive difference, being part of a supportive and dedicated team
* Continuous professional development and training
* Funding to achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults)
* Internal Promotion opportunities
* Staff meals
* Use of a Windermere campsite
* Team building events and employee of the month
* Potential overtime at £10.75 ph
* Free Gym membership
* Our Internal Rewards Hub where you can access discounts for major retailers, a wellbeing platform with recipes and exercises and more
* Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work scheme, Salary Finance options
What you need to do now
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