Night Care Support Worker


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

  • Location Leicester, LE3
  • Hours 30 hrs per week
  • Pay £11.04 per hour
  • Closing date: 17 Aug 2022, noon

Based at our Applegarth Residential Home in Leicester Forest East, the home is for people who have visual impairments and learning disabilities.

You will be required to work 30 hours per week (3 nights a 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.

In this role you will:

·        Support individuals as needed with their physical and personal care, according to their Support Plan.

·        Be aware of the communication needs of each individual, as detailed in their Support Plan and to ensure that they are fully met at all times.

·        Support 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.

·        Need to demonstrate compassion, adaptability and integrity.

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.

Benefits: free DBS check, 31 days annual leave (pro-rota), inclusive of bank holidays, plus your birthday off as a gift from Vista; extended maternity/paternity leave; full training for the role; excellent health benefits; free and unlimited access to an independent and confidential Employee Assistance Programme. 

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.

All candidates will be treated equally, and we will base decisions on appointments on the merits of the candidates. 

Closing date: Wednesday 17th August 2022 - Noon

Interviews: To Be Confirmed

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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