Support Worker Nights

Dim/20601
£12.83 Per Hour
Stowmarket
England, East of England, Suffolk
Permanent, Part Time
Hours per week: 30.0
Closing Date: July 04, 2024
Support Worker Nights

Join Our Team as a Waking Night Support Worker!

  • Part time- 30 hours per week
  • £12.83 per hour
  • Shift time – 10pm to 9:30am.
  • Stowmarket, Suffolk (IP14)

Are you an experienced support worker ready for a rewarding challenge? We're looking for dedicated individuals to provide overnight support for a gentleman. With a 1:1 support ratio during nights, your patience and empathy will make a profound difference in his life.

About the Role:

As a Waking Night Support Worker, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and well-being of the person we support. You'll provide personalised support, offer companionship, and be there to assist with any needs that arise during the night.

Responsibilities:

  • 1:1 Support: Provide attentive support with is tailored to the gentleman's unique needs.
  • Safety and Security: Ensure a safe and secure environment throughout the night.
  • Communication: Maintain open communication with the person we support and his family, providing updates as needed.
  • Assistance: Support with tasks such as personal care, medication management, and any other support required.

About the Gentleman:

This young man, in his mid-20s, has a learning disability and autism. Though he may sometimes show signs of distress, he's also incredibly kind hearted and bright. He loves Xbox gaming, swimming, and cheering on his favourite football team, Chelsea!

Requirements:

  • Experience: Previous experience working with individuals with Learning Disability & Autism preferred.
  • Patience: Ability to remain calm and patient in challenging situations.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to work night shifts and adapt to changing needs.
  • Compassion: Genuine empathy and compassion for those you support.

Why Join Us:

  • Recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces in the ‘super large’ category by the Great Place to Work Institute six years in a row.
  • 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave.
  • Paid training and opportunities to further develop your career through funded accredited courses.
  • We put people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do.
  • Receive a £500 bonus if you refer a friend and they’re successfully employed.
  • Additional Perks: Childcare vouchers, Bike to Work scheme, discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships.

Apply now

  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone  who has the right to work in the UK, 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. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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