Support Worker- Waking Nights



Organisation
Sense
Reference
46341
Sector
Health, Medicine & Well Being
Location
Birmingham
Salary Details
9.72 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
35
Closing Date
08/12/2021
Sense are looking for a passionate and motivated person to join our fantastic team as a Waking Nights Support Worker at our service in Kingstanding, Birmingham.

Job Description

 

Sense are looking for a passionate and motivated person to join our fantastic team as a Waking Nights Support Worker at our service in Kingstanding, Birmingham.

This is a permanent role, working 35 hours per week at our CQC service which has been rated 'Good'.

Our home consists of 5 bedrooms and is home to individuals who have sensory impairments, learning difficulties and/or mobility impairments.

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.  

At home, the individuals we support like to relax and enjoy being pampered with foot spa’s massages, having their hair and nails done and also enjoy cooking, baking, arts and crafts.

The individuals will require support 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The current shift pattern we have is as follows: 9:15pm- 7:15am.

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.
  • Full job specification is attached below.

Your required skills and 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. 
  • Knowledge of multi sensory impairments / learning difficullties is beneficial.
  • Full person specification is attached below.

About Sense

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.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable. 

Sense are looking for a passionate and motivated person to join our fantastic team as a Waking Nights Support Worker at our service in Kingstanding, Birmingham.

This is a permanent role, working 35 hours per week at our CQC service which has been rated 'Good'.

Our home consists of 5 bedrooms and is home to individuals who have sensory impairments, learning difficulties and/or mobility impairments.

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.  

At home, the individuals we support like to relax and enjoy being pampered with foot spa’s massages, having their hair and nails done and also enjoy cooking, baking, arts and crafts.

The individuals will require support 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The current shift pattern we have is as follows: 9:15pm- 7:15am.

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.
  • Full job specification is attached below.

Your required skills and 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. 
  • Knowledge of multi sensory impairments / learning difficullties is beneficial.
  • Full person specification is attached below.

About Sense

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.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable. 

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.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable.