Support Worker - (Nights) Part time / Full time to suit you

Disability, Social Care
Salary Details
£10.50 per hour
Contract Type
Hours per Week
Up to 37.5 hours per week
Closing Date
Sense has some fantastic opportunities for Waking Night Support Worker's to join our service in Exeter, EX4.

Job Description

We have a variety of contracts available both full time / part time, to suit your availability / suitability. There are up to 37.5 hours per week available to take on depedning on you. A great role to fit around your day to day life with shift times usually being 10pm - 8am. Located in the Centre of Exeter, so very easily accessible for all!

Here in Exeter within the Residential service we support 9 individuals, who have various communication needs including BSL, hands on hand & macron. Also some various mobility needs, physical and mental needs. The people you will support may have spent their day doing things like; shopping, swimming, going to the beach, or a local football match. They also love our trips; previously we supported individuals to go to Dorset, Cornwall, and even abroad to Lanzarote! We are all very outgoing people and great to be around.

The duties are varied and no two nights will be the same. The people we support at our residential service are individuals and they are all treated as such. As a general guide, you may support with indivuduals needs throughout the night and help to wind down at the end of their day. Creating a calm and relaxing environment. 

You don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need care qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent support worker, we will provide you with all the training you may require. 

Does this sound right for you?

Waking Night Support Worker, Exeter, Benefits:

  • Part time & Full time available to suit your needs
  • Great location in the centre of Exeter - transport links 
  • Shifts are 10pm - 8am
  • 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 £350
  • Health and well-being support
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discount scheme 

Waking Night Support Worker, Exeter, Duties:

  • 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.

Waking Night Support Worker, Exeter, Desired Experiences:

  • Knowledge of or qualification in British Sign Language or similar is beneficial ( 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. 
  • The willingness to learn, be open minded and to be flexible and adaptable is essential.
  • Prior experience of supporting individuals with sensory impairments / learning disabilities and challenging behaviours is desirable.

To apply

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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.