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Waking Nights Support Worker (Learning Disabilities) – Treehaven

Cromer

£8.00 + Waking Night Enhancement Per Hour

Full Time

Jeesal

Closing Date: 02/02/18

At Jeesal Residential Care Services, we support and enable individuals with complex behaviours to lead an active and fulfilled life, achieving their personal goals. We are currently looking for Waking Nights Support Workers to join our dedicated team of care professionals at our Treehaven residential home, located in West Runton, Cromer.

Waking Nights (10pm til 8am)

 

Job Description:

Provide the highest standards of direct care and support to our tenants in all aspects of their daily living, as part of a multi- disciplinary team to an identified group of tenants.

To act at all times as a role model for our tenants and be actively involved in supporting tenants in the safe acquisition of skills and engaging tenants in daily activities and leisure/recreational activities as outlined in their care plans.

Significantly contribute, following appropriate training, to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the tenants’ care plans.

Promote individual Person Centred Plans.

Participate in tenants’ reviews as required by the Support Service Manager.

Be actively involved with ensuring the consistent delivery of all assessment, treatment and care plans and programmes.

Candidate Requirements:

Desirable but not essential to have an NVQ 2 or a Diploma in Health and Social care or be working towards this.

Must have a positive attitude and commitment to tenants, their development and the Service as a whole.

Must be objective, non-discriminatory, approachable and professional and able to act as a good role model for our tenants.

Able to manage change and be flexible and adaptable and able to work a variety of shift patterns including earlies, lates and long days. You will be prepared to work Weekends, Sleep-ins and Waking Nights as required.

Must have a current driving license and be able to travel as our residential services are based at various locations throughout Norfolk.

Employment Details:

At Treehaven we provide the opportunity for eleven people with a learning disability to create their own home.

Opening in 1988, we have successfully provided residential care on a highly individualised basis to a mixed gender group of eleven people with a learning disability and associated needs, such as autism. We have a high ratio of staff over a 24-hour period to ensure we can support and enable individuals with complex behaviours to lead an active and fulfilled life, achieving their personal goals.

Waking Nights (10pm til 8am), 40 hrs pw. Full Time, Permanent. To include weekends.

£8.00 Per hour (plus waking night enhancement).

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to developing our staff.

We positively encourage applications regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and age.

All Appointments are subject to an acceptable enhanced Disclosure and Barring disclosure.

Apply Now for immediate consideration, or for an informal discussion, please contact Gay Johnson, Support Services Manager, on (01263) 838860 / 837538