Waking Night Worker
£17,004 (FTE) + Benefits
Cricketers Court Nottingham (Fox Road), NG2 6AR
Parttime – Permanent
Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.
This role is primarily for a waking night care position in our Extra Care services in West Bridgford but availability for occasional day time shifts is desirable. You may also be required to assist in the other purpose built services throughout Rushcliffe. All the customers are older people and you will support them to maintain a dignified standard of living and to live as independently as possible. The personal care and safety of our customers overnight will be your primary focus though domestic and administration duties will also be included in the role.
MTVH are able to provide full training to you if you have the desire and compassion to take up this role. This training will ensure you provide personalised care and support services to our customers with dignity. This role does require you to work flexibly to ensure individual needs are met while maximising independence, choice, privacy and well-being, in collaboration with the senior care and support workers/team leaders. As in the main you will be a lone worker you will also need the ability to self-direct and make responsible decisions
What you`ll need to succeed
To be successful in this role previous experience is desirable, though we are seeking individuals who can provide a caring and supportive service to our customers with dignity. You will demonstrate you understand what good support looks like which is appropriate to the age, gender, disability, race, religion and sexuality of the customer to improve their quality of life and independence.
This position is for 7 nights a fortnight. You will need to be able to start at 10pm and work through till 7 or 8am on a flexible rota including regular weekend commitments (Saturday and Sunday) along with working bank holidays. The ability to attend training/supervision and team meetings in day time hours is a requirement.
To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete an enhanced background check with the Disclosure and Barring service, which will include a check of the Adult Barred list, once an offer of employment is made.
What you need to do now
If you`re interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if it`s the ideal job for you, click `apply now` to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.
What you'll get in return
You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing your skills. We offer excellent benefits, including:
- 28 days annual leave plus public holidays and an additional Belief Day, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days leave
- Healthcare cashplan
- Matched contribution pension scheme (up to 9%)
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- Salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
- Life assurance scheme
- Paid volunteer days
- Plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names
All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.
We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.
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