Part Time – Night Support Worker – Alternating Weekends

Website Downing Care

Care homes for people with physical and learning disabilities.

We are looking for a Night Support Worker to join our team and provide a person centred, needs led service to adults with a learning and/or physical disability.

We are looking for passionate, caring people to support the residents during the night ensuring their safety and assisting with their personal care, preparation of snacks and drinks and the administration of medication. Laundry and cleaning duties are also carried out during the night.

Essential:

Minimum 1-year experience in the care industry with night shift experience.
Minimum qualification – Care Certificate.
Genuine interest in working within a caring environment.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
Team player.
Willingness to participate in vocational training programmes.

Qualifications:

Care Certificate.

Most important skills are:

Previous experience of working in a care setting ( min 1 year ) with night shift experience.
A caring nature.
An approachable attitude.
An open mind.
The desire to work with people of all ages and from all backgrounds.
Sensitivity.
Good communication skills.
Good listening skills.
A tactful nature.
About the service
Blue Cedars is a relaxed and secure home set in a peaceful, residential location. It is a 6 bedroom residential care home where we specialise in caring for people with learning and physical disabilities. All bedrooms are single occupancy, and the homes and gardens are fully wheelchair accessible.

We believe in providing a high standard of care to all our residents within a happy, professional home managed by approachable, qualified, and experienced staff.

Location:
Blue Cedars – Farnborough, Hampshire

Hours: Alternating weekends
Waking Nights – 9pm to 8am
Saturday, Sunday and Monday (could be shared between 2 staff if required)

Benefits:
Fully paid induction and training
Workplace pension as per the government regulations
Free parking
Meals on duty
Salary details
Good rates of pay – starting at £9.30 per hour for candidates with Care Certificate and experience rising to £10.15 for candidates with qualifications such as Diploma in Social Care and experience.

Contact details
Contact person: Helen Jones – Home Manager
Telephone: 01252 542138
E-mail: helen@downingcare.co.uk

To apply for this job email your details to aneta@downingcare.co.uk.