Support Worker - Nights

Posted 27 October by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Night Support Worker
Mid Kent
Temporary / adhoc basis
£9.99+ per hour (inclusive of holiday)

Company/Organisation:
With national partnerships with large care agencies and many relationships with local care organisations and charities we are continually looking for skilled Support Workers to pick up temporary and adhoc night shifts in the Mid Kent Area. We have a number of sites across Sittingbourne, Maidstone and Medway and the surrounding areas where we currently have a demand for over night cover.
Through working with Hays, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the best care providers in Mid Kent based in residential/care homes and supported living settings. We are able to offer flexibility in terms of working hours, that suit you. Whether you are looking for full-time or part-time work, we want to hear from you.

Role:
As a night support worker you will be assisting vulnerable individuals with personal and practical care, and ensuring that needs are met throughout the night.
Depending on your experience your working environment may differ from working with adults or children with various individual needs such as: learning disabilities, autism, epilepsy, challenging behaviour, complex needs, dual diagnosis, leaving care, EBD, physical disabilities, mobility issues, sensory impairment, elderly, dementia, mental health, substance abuse and brain injury.
Shift types: Waking Night and Sleep-ins

Skills/Experience required:
In order to be successful, you should be passionate about providing a high level of care, dedicated to your role as a support worker and have the ability to offer kindness and compassion.

  • A minimum of 6 months experience within a similar care setting in the last 2 years (Hays must gain references to cover this experience).
  • Be flexible to travel - driving licence and own transport is preferable to get to shifts, but is not a necessity
  • Be flexible in your availability - communicate clearly what days / shifts you can work
  • Experience with providing support and care to adults or children
  • NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 are desirable but not vital.
  • Having a DBS already signed up to the update service is a great advantage


Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly pay rate available
  • Holiday pay
  • Night shifts: waking night and sleep-in.
  • DBS support if you are not on the update service.
  • Free mandatory training including: Infection Control
  • Access to additional free online training
  • £250 voucher referral scheme
  • A personal service with a dedicated consultant


What you need to do now:
If you are an experienced support worker and are interested in night work click 'apply now' or forward an up to date copy of your CV to Maria or call .
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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