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Peripatetic Waking Nights Support Worker

Sheffield, South Yorkshire (On-site)
£11.44 per hour
Job description
Peripatetic Waking Nights Support Worker - Sheffield & Derbyshire

Location: Sheffield
Discipline: Care and Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £11.44 (Plus 10% Waking Nights Enhancement)
Expiry date: 01 Jun 2024 23:59

Are you looking for a meaningful career? Would you like the opportunity to become a dedicated Support Worker, helping individuals with learning disabilities live the best life possible?

We are looking for a Peripatetic Waking Night Support Worker to join our growing team in Sheffield and Derbyshire. Experience is not essential as we will provide you with support and training to become a confident Support Worker. Hft is a charity that supports adults with learning disabilities. We believe in a world where anyone with a learning disability can live within their community with all the choice and support they need to live the best life possible. We are looking for people who are naturally caring and compassionate and align with our values.

You will be expected to attend team meeting and training will be during day to meet company requirements.

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 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

- Annual Leave: 33 days (including 8 days statutory bank holidays)
- Wage incentives: 20% bank holidays’ allowance with an increased rate of 50% for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. 10% Overtime allowance for hours worked over 37.5 per week.
- Apprenticeships: Earn whilst gaining a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care
- Training: Access to award winning training and development
- Wagestream: Allows you to flexibly access your pay throughout the month and utilise a range of financial support, through its dedicated app
- Aviva Digicare + workplace: Access to wellbeing services including health checks, Digital GP and mental health support.
- TELUS health: A 24/service, completely confidential counselling and support platform and helpline that is free for all colleagues to use.
- Discounted mobile ‘phone contracts. As an Hft employee, you’ll be able to take advantage of Vodafone’s Employee Advantage programme, giving you up to 30% off.
- Care Friends: Employee referral app – earn money for referring your friends to work for Hft.
- Retention bonus: £250 every 6 months for the first 2 years of service
- Free life assurance – 3 x your annual salary
- Family friendly policies – term time only contracts, part time, annualised and compressed hours. Generous return to work bonus following maternity leave

This is your opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives. A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role - access to public transport is needed for those without a licence. Full and part time opportunities available. You will need to have flexibility to work shifts, including weekends and bank holidays.

Type of service *–supported living, supporting individuals with learning disabilities.
Location* – Sheffield and Derbyshire
Salary information – £11.44 per hour *
Up to 50% bank holiday allowance**
Sleep ins at the service are £6.44 per hour + 12.07% (holiday pay)


??????????????We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive sufficient applications.

Hft's usual terms and conditions apply. Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do. Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment

REF-214 204
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Posted on: 20 May 2024
Closed date: 01 June 2024 at 01:00
Job ref: 214204
Tags: Support Worker