We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams.
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. You could be supporting someone with personal care, helping someone with their medication or just chatting and keeping them company if they are unable to sleep.
A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role
Salary: £10.89, 10% overtime allowance for hours worked over the full time equivalent of 37.5 hours per week
Hours: Full Time, Permanent, 37.5 Hours (Night Worker)
Location: St Neots, Cambridgeshire
What we Offer
25 days annual leave (plus 8 days statutory Bank holidays), 20% bank holidays allowance with an increased rate of 50% for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Apprenticeships - Earn whilst gaining a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care with a Top 100 apprenticeship employer (ranked 11th in 2020). Access to the Hft Plus benefits package. Access to award-winning training and development. Annual staff award scheme. A contributory pension scheme & life assurance. Free DBS Check.
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.
Please note, Government legislation is coming into force on 11th November, which states that all individuals working in registered care homes must be fully vaccinated.
This means that if you have not been vaccinated yet and are not medically exempt, you will need to be fully vaccinated by the 11th November 2021 as we may require you to operate in services which are Care Quality Commission registered.
If you have not had your first vaccine yet, you will need to allow for a minimum of 8 weeks between vaccinations before you are able to start working in our services.
If you are medically exempt, you are required to provide us with the relevant documentation stating this.
Closing date: Friday 25th December 2021
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE.
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