Female Waking Night Project Worker - Candlemas Mead

Location
HP9 1AR, Beaconsfield
Salary
£14,322 pa
Posted
06 Jul 2018
Closes
23 Jul 2018
Ref
WNPW1525
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. We believe everyone should have a home and the support they need, so our aim is to build new homes and to provide excellent housing and support.

We currently manager over 6,000 homes and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff from our Head Office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £70 million and a development programme that will deliver around 300 new affordable homes each year.

About the Role

We currently have a vacancy for a Female Waking Night Project Worker at Candlemas Mead, Beaconsfield (27 hours per week).This is a shared supported living house for six people aged between 48 and 65 years of age who each have their own en-suite room. Hoist training is required

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 part of the role you will also be responsible for providing personal care, health and safety tasks and carrying out domestic chores such as cleaning, laundry and ironing.

About you

Ideally you should have sector experience however, we provide a structured induction and comprehensive training to support you with your role and you will have the opportunity to gain an accredited vocational qualification.

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 recognise 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.

Applicants with a valid UK driving licence are preferred.

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

How to Apply

To apply for the position of Waking Night Project Worker please click `apply` below and complete an online application form.

Please click below for a copy of the Waking Night Project Worker job description.

Closing date: Monday 23rd July 2018
Interview date: To be confirmed

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 and Barring Service, together with any other relevant recruitment checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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