Waking Night Project Worker - Grove Gardens Flats

Location
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£15,501 pa / £11.04ph
Posted
30 Oct 2020
Closes
20 Nov 2020
Ref
WNPW5393
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About the Role


 

We currently have an opportunity for a part time (27 hours per week) Waking Night Project Worker at our scheme Grove Garden Flats in High Wycombe providing supported living for individuals with learning disabilities.


 

This property is adjoined to Grove Gardens Studios and comprises of six one-bedroomed flats and 8 studio flats. They are home to 14 male and female residents between 24 and 55 years of age and the individuals living within the service attend a range of day services and community opportunities


 

About the role


 

Working as part of a dedicated team, your role as a Waking Night Project Worker is 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


 

We are looking for a caring, enthusiastic individual who enjoys helping others and seeing the difference their support can make to enable individuals to lead independent and fulfilling lives.


 

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.


 

The Benefits


 

In return for your hard work and commitment to our service users, we offer a considerable benefits package. This includes:


 


  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, plus statutory bank holidays, rising with service (pro rata for part time hours)

  • £15,501 pa for a 27 hour a week contract plus overtime and bonuses available on top of your basic salary

  • Comprehensive training and development support from day one with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification

  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues

  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance

  • Monthly attendance bonus

  • Annual salary and cost of living review

  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing

  • Workplace pension scheme

  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary

  • Fully paid DBS

  • Friendly and supportive team environment

  • Employee assistance helpline

  • Mileage paid for car usage

  • Structured rota so you know your work pattern in advance


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If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please apply below.


 

In accordance with CQC regulations, appointment to this position will be subject to satisfactory DBS, reference and medical checks.


 

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Closing date: Friday 20th November 2020


 

Interview date: Thursday 3rd December2020


 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.


 

About Us


 

Hightown is a charitable housing association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. 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 manage over 7,000 homes and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £84 million and a development programme that will deliver over 400 new affordable homes each year.

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