Night Support Worker

REF: NSWSC35

Please note: The closing date for this vacancy has passed, and we are no longer accepting applications.

  • Location Leicester, LE2
  • Hours 35 hrs per week
  • Pay £19,071.25 per annum
  • Closing date: 7 Jul 2021, 11:59 p.m.

You will be required to work 35 hours per week flexibly Monday to Sunday (10pm – 8am) on a shift pattern, which includes weekends and Bank Holidays.

Our dedicated, highly-trained teams are committed to delivering an excellent standard of care. We have excellent links with the local community, and every person is encouraged and supported to take part in leisure, social and educational activities tailored to their needs, abilities and interests.

Your key responsibilities will include:

·        Keeping a close eye on the residents during the night.

·        Helping residents with their physical and personal care in line with their support plans

·        Supporting each individual to make choices in all aspects of their life.

·        Initiate, organise and support activities that respond to individual preferences, both within the bungalow and in the local community.

Previous experience of working with people in a residential or health setting is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

When rostered to work weekends and bank holidays you will be paid, at an enhanced hourly rate.

In return you will receive a competitive salary in line with the Health & Social care sector, and a generous benefits package and investment in your personal growth with continuous training. 

Working for Vista means you will be working for one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, working with people with sight loss and their families.

We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic and are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates will be treated equally, and we will base decisions on appointments on the merits of the candidates.

Closing date: Wednesday, 7th July 2021

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 12th July 2021

If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

Vista Reserves the right to withdraw this advert in the event of high volumes of applications received.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

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