Night Support Worker

Posted 19 August by Oakleaf Recruitment

Oakleaf are looking to recruit a Night Support Worker to support individuals suffering from mental health and learning disabilities at our fantastic residential service based in Riddings.

Ideally you will have experience of working as a Support Worker or Healthcare Assistant in a similar environment, although full training will be provided. More importantly we are looking for like-minded professionals that share our values in delivering quality care. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing, friendly company, that puts its staff at the very heart of our business.

Main duties of the Support Worker role:

• Ensure that service user rights are protected.

• Maintain the hygiene, dignity, health and safety of service users at all times.

• Assist service users individually as required to support them with daily routines and activities.

• Observing service users ensuring a safe environment, protecting them from harm.

• Encourage a model of self-care and service user rehabilitation.

• Systematically solve day-to-day basic problematic issues which arise.

• Work in cooperation with members of multi-disciplinary health teams so as to maximise opportunities for service user therapeutic care.

• Assist in the design and administration of an evaluation of the care standards and care service provision.

• If applicable, assist in the administration of medication.

• Assist in the implementation and maintenance of the standards required by legislation related to the registration of the service.

• Maintain an awareness of the Health and Safety requirements.

We are looking for the following in our Support Workers:

• Someone who has a real passion for caring and helping people

• Flexible in their approach to work

• Ability to work on shift/rota pattern

• Good written and verbal communication

We offer our Support Workers:

• Paid overtime

• Structured career progression in a modern growing company

• Full introductory training and shadowing of shifts for all new starters

The Service:

Treetops is a 28-bed residential service based in the beautiful countryside of Derbyshire. We specialise in supporting people with enduring mental health difficulties including people who also have a learning disability, who require 24-hour care and support due to their complex needs and/or challenging behaviours.

Application question

Do you have at least 1 year's Support Worker experience?

Reference: 42522228

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