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Foundation
Harrogate 13.24 miles
£22,183 - £24,491 per year (pro rata)
We are on the hunt for a dynamic and passionate person to join our team as a Housing Support Worker.
Martin House Children's Hospice
LS23, Wetherby 10.84 miles
£24,907 per year
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Huddersfield, West Yorkshire 14.44 miles
£20,720.70 - £22,562.54 (Depending on experience)
Permanent
Job description
Waking Night Support Worker - Young People

Waking Night Support Worker
Fixby, Huddersfield
£20,720.70 - £22,562.54 (Depending on experience)
Full and part time opportunities available

Our client provides residential services for young people aged 16-25 years old. The young people they care for often require a high level of support to assist with difficulties they may have from self-harming, behaviour, and emotional difficulties. Their aim is to support the young people using a therapeutic approach to help them achieve their individual goals, in preparation for transition to adult life.

Our clients homes are always a hub of activity and energy where the young people can feel safe, and their staff enjoy coming to work. Your role will involve working with their young people to promote independence through support with education, household tasks and general life skills. You will also assist them with everyday life skills including shopping, building positive relationships, and going on holidays. They always encourage their young people and staff to bring their hobbies and knowledge into the home whether this be knitting, fitness, cooking or even singing so there is never a dull moment. Part of the role will be managing various levels of self-harm using a least restrictive approach, so you will require a high level of resilience and have a caring, compassionate nature. You will also update online care records and complete medication administration. In addition, you will be responsible for the
general upkeep and tidiness of the home ensuring the young people live in homely environment.

As a Waking Night Support Worker you will be required to lone work but will be supported by the On Call Managers and also another member of staff if required ,who will be completing the sleep in shift.

Previous care experience is not essential and full training will be provided. You will receive ongoing support and mentoring from their friendly residential and clinical team.

The job is highly rewarding and a great start to developing your career working with young people or enhancing your previous experience of mental health with the opportunity for excellent career development.

Company Benefits

- A £100 bonus after completing 6-month probation
- Refer a Friend Scheme (Up to £1000 per referral)
- 30 days holiday (Rising to 35 days with service including bank holidays)
- Excellent Learning and Development opportunities (NVQ Level 3 in Adult Health & Social Care)
- Healthcare CashPlan with costs provided towards dental and optical care and a range of other healthcare treatments and benefits including discounted gym memberships, online shopping discounts, free eye tests and various other benefits
- Paid Training & Induction
- Enhanced company pension
- Life Assurance (2 x annual salary)
- Free parking available and good direct transport links
- Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
- Paid Enhanced DBS check
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme/24-hour Counselling Service
- Regular social events and recognition schemes (Employee of the year awards, Summer & Christmas parties)

Essential requirements of a Waking Night Support Worker

- Flexibility - Your role will involve working shifts including weekends and bank holidays
- Must be able to attend training throughout employment which will be held on weekdays
- Good written skills and the ability to write basic reports and record information accurately
- Basic IT skills (Your role will involve some computer work, completing forms, using an online care system, and writing emails)
- Good verbal communication skills and the ability to listen to others
- An understanding of the issues around confidentiality
- An understanding of safeguarding
- A professional working boundary between staff and service users
- Ability to remain calm in emergencies, supporting others during difficult situations

Desirable Criteria of a Waking Night Support Worker

- Full UK Driving Licence
- NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent in Care
- Previous experience of working with young people who have mental health needs

Fancy the challenge? Apply today!

Additional Information

- You will work in a COVID secure environment as all their staff are required to be fully vaccinated by 11th November 2021.
- Please note that they do not accept CV’s and the application must be completed in full.
- Our client operates a safer recruitment process and as part of this process the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
- They are an equal opportunities employer who values diversity and positively encourages applications of all ages from all sections of the community.
- They reserve the right to close the advert early, should they appoint a suitable candidate.

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Posted on: 22 November 2021
Closing date: 21 December 2021
Job ref: 104682
Tags: Support Worker
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