Female Waking Nights Support Worker



Organisation
Sense
Reference
47517
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Kingstanding
Salary Details
£18,655 per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
35
Closing Date
26/06/2022
Sense has a great opportunity for a Waking Nights Support Worker to join our residential service in Kingstanding, Birmingham.

Job Description

You will join a fantastic team at our service in Kingstanding, supporting the individuals at the service as and when required.  The individuals we support have a range of complex needs, including sensory loses and learning disabilities.

We are looking for a Support Worker who is a calm, enthusiastic and confident person who can think independently and build good relationships with the residents, staff and professionals. 

As a Waking Nights Support Worker, you will be supporting the individuals with taking medication, eating and drinking, preparing meals, personal care, continence support and also help with our mobility in and out of the home.  

This is a permanent role, working 35 hours per week.

There are many benefits of working at our service in Kingstanding, full training will be given once you are successful.

Does this sound right for you?

Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:

  • 24 days’ holiday + bank holidays; increasing with length of service
  • Free DBS Check
  • Free leadership and management development (such as our award winning Growing Stronger Leaders Together programme) 
  • Free access to over 100 online and face to face training including the care certificate.
  • On-going development opportunities
  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Health and well-being support
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discount scheme 

Your duties can include:

  • To support individuals / groups within the home, centre and community.
  • To provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments, physical and/or learning disabilities who use Sense services.
  • To deliver services which meet or exceed organisational expectations and standards.

Your required skills and experiences:

  • For genuine occupational reasons we are looking to appoint a Female candidate only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).
  • Knowledge of or qualification in British Sign Language or similar is desirable. ( BSL / Makaton etc.)
  • You don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent support worker. 

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Company Description

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.