Team: Social Care, Supported Living Service, Sandy
Job Family: Supporting CBG4
Salary: £18,065 - £18,426 per annum, pro rata (Plus Enhancements for Unsocial Hours at 1/3 of your hourly rate). Also, time and half at weekends of you hourly rate, and double time at bank holidays.
Hours: 9 hours per week
Closing Date: Friday 5th June 2020
Interview Date: Thursday 18th June 2020
More about the role:
Central Bedfordshire Council Supported Living Service has three locations in Houghton Regis, Sandy and Shefford. The service supports people with a learning disability some with complex needs, to live in their own homes independently. The service currently has a vacancy for a Night Support Worker in Sandy.
As a Night Support Worker, you will work in partnership with customers to lead a fulfilling and meaningful life through meeting their needs during the night. You will work closely with the key worker and as part of a wider team. It is a rewarding role watching our customers develop and finding their greatness and through supporting them you could find yours.
The role of a Night Support Worker is to work in partnership with customers through person centred approaches to ensure that their individual night-time needs as identified in the support plan are empathically met. Your main task will be to work directly with customers following their care and support plans providing physical, social and emotional support. Your other key responsibilities will include the administration of medication and personal care when required. You will use your organisational skills to ensure that the night-time administration tasks are completed to a high standard.
Day to day you will support customers with a range of night-time needs. You will work on a rota basis which includes weekends.
To join us you must have experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and hold a NVQ2 or equivalent qualification. You will be a positive practical person who is flexible. You will be people focussed, with an ability to build professional relationships. You will need to have the ability to write clear reports and use your own initiative.
Join us and take advantage of a generous rewards package and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Night Support Worker Recruitment Pack
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Stephen Fish, Assistant Manager at Stephen.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0300 300 4291
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at email@example.com
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer; we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role: http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.