Support Worker Nights

£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
England, East of England, Essex
Closing Date: December 17, 2021
Support Worker Nights

Waking Night Support Worker

Full time- 37.5 hours per week

£9.50 per hour

Colchester, Essex

Dimensions is an award winning, life changing, not-for-profit charity which promotes independence for every individual. We pride ourselves on being a values-based employer and if you are looking for a career in care – there couldn’t be anything more rewarding. 

We are recruiting for amazing Waking Night Support Workers in one of our services in Colchester. Whether you have experience or not, we will help support you to reach your full potential by providing you with all the necessary training, guidance and support you need to complete your care certificate and further qualifications.

If you have a caring, kind and thoughtful nature, we would love to hear from you.

The position will require support throughout the night, ensuring the person/people you support are given the appropriate support when required, whilst also carrying out a few key allocated tasks.  This includes, checking at regular intervals throughout the night to ensure they are comfortable, provide physical support and emotional reassurance when people are wakeful. You will need to keep written records, using the appropriate IT systems, updating support plans and incident logs, MARS sheets and health and safety records and also complete night-time jobs to assist the daily running of the service. 

Manual handling and personal care is also required.

The shifts will be 21:45- 07:15 – this will be discussed further at interview.

Working at Dimensions gives you a wide range of benefits including

  • Up to 35 days annual leave
  • Employee perks to include discounted Cinema, shopping vouchers, holidays, and days out
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Free enhanced DBS check
  • Employee recognition awards
  • Workplace pension
  • Monthly pay on a set date
  • Training time paid for
  • Study for L2 Diploma in Health and Social care after the probation period and Career development opportunities
  • Recommend a friend scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Discounted health and dental cover
  • Employee Assistance helpline and support for yourself and family

For more information about the service and people we support, please call 0300 303 9150 for more information. 

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  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As Disability Confident Leaders , we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application in one of our offices using assistive technology.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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