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Waking Night Project Worker
  • Employer: Hightown Housing Association
  • Reference: Newton Longville
  • Published: Thu 09/09/2021, 14:50 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/09/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Nights
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £20,094 pa
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Newton Longville, Bucks

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Waking Night Project Worker

At Hightown, we`re a housing charity that builds homes and support people. In Newton Longville, near Bletchley, Milton Keynes we provide high-quality care and support to adults with learning and physical disabilities.

We are looking for a great new Waking Night Project Workerto join our team who have the right values, behaviours and attitudes to be the difference.

Who we are looking for

We`re keen to recruit individuals with previous care and support experience who share and demonstrate our values, which are:

  • Putting our residents and service users first
  • Treating people with respect, promoting independence and choice
  • Developing passionate and committed teams
  • Being cost effective without compromising standards or safety

We will give you all the training and support you need to do the role including a qualification in health and social care, if you don`t already have one.

If you share our values, we`d love you to work for us.

The Role

Working as part of a dedicated team, you`ll ensure the safety and well-being of each service user, responding appropriately to their support needs, illness and/or emergencies through the night. As part of the role you will also be responsible for providing personal care, health and safety tasks and carrying out domestic chores such as cleaning, laundry and ironing.

You`ll join a strong, supportive team who are great communicators and able to engage with our residents who are mainly nonverbal or who have limited verbal communication skills. As part of the role you will be required to provide personal care and support with eating and drinking. It is a challenging but rewarding role where you can really be the difference to someone`s life.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you or you want to have an informal chat, please contact us on 01442 292277 or recruitment@hightownha.org.uk

Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a benefits package which includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service
  • £20,094 per annum
  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
  • Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary
  • Annual salary and cost of living review
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
  • Ongoing professional development and support to deliver outstanding support
  • Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us
  • Access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for use at work
  • Access to COVID-19 vaccinations
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Employee assistance helpline
  • Mileage paid for car usage
  • Fully paid DBS

If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please download the job description and click apply below.

Appointment to this position will be subject to satisfactory right to work, enhanced DBS, reference and medical checks.

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We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Covid-19 Information

During the pandemic we are following Government guidance regarding reducing transmission rates.

This means we are taking every precaution to keep you and everyone involved safe during the recruitment process.

From 11thNovember 2021, all new recruits to this care home will have to demonstrate that they have had a full course of an MHRA approved COVID-19 vaccine or are medically exempt from the requirement are eligible to work in the care home. These matters can be discussed at interview.

Further guidance can be found herehttps://www.gov.uk/government/publications/vaccination-of-people-working-or-deployed-in-care-homes-operational-guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-vaccination-of-people-working-or-deployed-in-care-homes-operational-guidance