Waking night Project worker - Litslade Farm

Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
£18,564pa
Posted
07 Jun 2018
Closes
03 Jul 2018
Ref
WNPW4321/4322
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year. We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

About the Role

We currently have 2 Full time Waking night project workers at our registered care home in Newton Longville Bucks.

Litslade Farm is set in a rural village near Bletchley and is within easy reach of central Milton Keynes. Litslade Farm supports 5 people that have severe learning disabilities and also have a range of complex needs and behaviours that may challenge others.

If you have a sense of humour and a fun caring nature and are an enthusiastic individual who enjoys helping others and making a difference then apply

For this interesting rewarding career opportunity.

Working as part of a dedicated team, your role as a Support Worker is to provide appropriate support to service users with their day to day needs,within their own home, which may be in a supported living scheme or in the wider community.

Working as part of a dedicated team, your role as a Waking Night Project Worker is to your role will be to ensure the safety and well-being of each client, responding appropriately to support needs, illness and/or emergencies. As a Waking night project worker you will follow agreed support plans and risk assessments to ensure that we are providing a service that meets each individual`s needs, supports their aspirations and maximizes their independence.

About you

If you have previously worked in a care setting or health and social care field and have experience of providing support to vulnerable people then this role could be perfect for you. We are looking for passionate people who are driven by the desire to make a difference and create a person-centered environment.

We are looking for passionate people who with a `can-do` attitude who are driven by the desire to make a difference and who have the ability to recognize the wishes and needs of vulnerable adults and communicate effectively using different methods according to people`s needs.

You will need to be able to work shifts as part of a rota system which will include weekend and bank holiday working. You must be able to work as part of a team to deliver an excellent service to the people we support and be flexible in your approach to work. You will have a commitment to equality and diversity and take a positive approach to supporting people with learning disabilities.

It is essential that you are able to work to a rota and preferably you will have a driving license and have access to a vehicle for work.

The Benefits

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising with service, plus statutory bank holidays
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • 45 pence per mile mileage for the first 5,000 miles
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Comprehensive training and development support with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance

Closing date: Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Interview dates: Thursday 12th July 2018

How to apply

To apply for this position please visit www.hightownha.org.uk/careers/ and complete our on line application form. Please make sure that you give examples of how you meet the essential requirements of the person specification.

Hightown is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful candidates will need to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service, together with any other relevant recruitment checks.

Please be advised that this recruitment process will be carried out online and would ask that you check your emails regularly. Please also quote the reference number of the job when applying.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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