Night Support Worker - Oakwood

Permanent

Location: Telford

Hours of Work: 20 hours available covering a 7 day rota

Salary: £9.83 per hour, plus benefits

 

The Organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group’s partnership between The Wrekin Housing Group and Choices Housing Association enables a focus on meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our wide range of customers

Our schemes are located in North Staffordshire, South Staffordshire, Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire. The care and support we provide is rated amongst the highest in the UK. Our recent accolades include; “Care Employer of the Year” and the “We invest in people, GOLD accreditation”.

Alongside our growth plans we are embarking on a fundamental transformation programme to modernise how we interact with our customers, engage communities and support partners. Everyone matters at Wrekin so we are investing in our people and the systems they use, all to improve quality and choice across the organisation.

We want individuals who inspire positive change, communicate clearly and enable our people to support each other and grow together so we deliver for our customers, right across our socially minded business.

(For further details please visit our website https://www.wrekin.com)

 

ShireLiving:

ShireLiving offers the perfect lifestyle choice for over 55s looking to embrace retirement and plan for a hassle-free, comfortable and secure future. Working as part of the ShireLiving team you have daily opportunities to make a difference to people’s lives.

Exclusively designed to make life following retirement easy, enjoyable and safe, our apartments and bungalows offer all the security and comfort our residents could want together with stylish facilities, stunning shared spaces and organised activity calendars.

Our customers have a wide variety of needs, some are very independent and just need the reassurance of knowing that someone is there when they need them or company with likeminded individuals, some customers have long term health conditions and therefore need our help, carer and support to enable them to live independently at home.

Our friendly team of staff are on hand day or night and deliver a tailored range of quality care and support services offering peace and mind and security. We expect all staff to deliver an exceptional standard of customer service, promote and facilitate healthy, socially active lifestyles and independence and to nurture a welcoming, inclusive and vibrant community in which our tenants can thrive.

(For Further details please visit our Website www.shireliving.co.uk)

 

The Role:

As a Night Support Worker you will become a key part of a team to deliver care and support to residents living in our extra care schemes. This is an immensely rewarding role, enabling people to live independently and ensuring they get full enjoyment and fulfilment out of living in their ShireLiving or supported housing apartment.

You will work within a team to read, follow and implement individual support plans and risk assessments, assist people with their night time routine and personal care to help people live as independently as possible in a safe, caring and inclusive community.

The role includes carrying out observations of the building at night. You will also be responsible for answering any emergency calls throughout your shift.

You will be expected to promote a positive, friendly and understanding attitude towards our customers and other colleagues in order to achieve consistency with the high levels of performance, efficiency and quality that is expected of our Employees.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check

(For further details please read the Full Job Description)

 

What you will need:

As a Wake Night Support Worker, it is not essential for you to hold a formal qualification although an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social care is desirable. However you must be willing to work towards obtaining a relevant qualification and passionate about delivering a quality service to our tenants.

Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication, strong team working, organisational, interpersonal skills and maintaining high levels of confidentiality at all times. Taking responsibility for your own personal development, sharing knowledge and skills and learning from others within your team.

You must also be able to work on your own and as part of a team, have good interpersonal and communication skills and work flexibly on a rota basis to meet the needs of the service. This includes weekends and bank holidays.

(For further details please read the Full Person Specification)

 

Benefits:

In return, we offer you a rewarding opportunity within a supportive team of experienced mentors and peers, ensuring you thrive throughout your career.

Should you want to develop further, we’ll invest in your future by offering fully-funded training.

All employees are covered by our life assurance scheme and have access to a variety o

Ref : CHO1674. Closing Date : 08/12/2021 - Interview Date : 10/12/2021

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The Wrekin Housing Group are actively encouraging all employees, in particular new employees into the Care and Support sector of our business to have received or be prepared to receive recommended vaccinations required for your role. The Wrekin Housing Group have a duty of care to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of not only our employees, but also to our residents and service users, giving peace of mind that we are promoting and encouraging our employees to take the necessary precautions by following Government advice and guidance and getting vaccinated.



The Wrekin Housing Group Limited, a Community Benefit Society registered under the Cooperative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 with registered number 8067. The Wrekin Housing Group Registered Office: Colliers Way, Old Park, Telford, TF3 4AW.