Female Waking Night Support Worker

Posted 3 July by Affinity Trust

About Us

At Affinity Trust all of the people we support have a learning disability but many have associated health needs, dementia, physical disabilities, profound and multiple learning disability, mental health needs or behaviours that may challenge.

Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

Job Summary and Duties

We need dedicated female waking night support workers to work with adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. Your role will be to provide responsive support during the night as required by the person supported, which may include supporting people with personal care, as well as some light household duties.

"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010".

Support work offers you a chance to make a genuine difference to people’s lives and no day will be the same!

Skills and Experience

You will need to be able to work 4 nights a week - Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Support work offers you a chance to make a genuine difference to people’s lives and no day will be the same!

All our Support Workers complete shadow shifts before working with the people we support and those that have not previously worked in care will be supported with completing the Care Certificate.

Benefits

Affinity trust don't just offer fun and rewarding careers but also a range of benefits:

  • 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays), pro rata
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Employee Assistant programme
  • Occupational Health Support
  • Paid for DBS
  • Funded Training

Be the difference, change lives.

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, which will be provided by Affinity Trust. Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

Application question

Do you have a valid UK driving licence and access to a car?

Reference: 40563911

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