£8,371.50 per annum pro rata for 18 hours per week based at Rodney House, Newhall Gardens, Rodney Road, Surrey, KT12 3LE.
Rodney House is a residential home for adults with learning disabilities.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
Surrey County Council is committed to the development of its workforce and as such this role is only available to applicants who already work for Surrey County Council. We thank you for your interest in Surrey County Council and would encourage you to review our alternative vacancies advertised which are available to all, unless stated otherwise.
About the Role
Are you enthusiastic, able to use common sense and have an aptitude for working with people?
Are you ready to make a difference in someone’s life?
We are looking for a reliable and committed Night Care Assistant to attend to the care needs of individuals during the night and to ensure a safe environment is maintained. Promoting independence, choice and control for individuals is at the heart of this post. The role holder should have confidence to use their initiative and make decisions independently as this role involves lone working. Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary as well as the ability to record information accurately and follow guidelines, risk assessments and support plans.
Night Care Assistants provide all areas of care at night, including:
- Supporting individuals with personal care
- Regular checks of individuals as specified in care plans
- Ensuring security checks of the building are made
- Promoting individual’s rights / choice
- Notifying the duty officer of any significant change in the individuals
- Carrying out domestic duties (including cleaning, laundry, basic food prep) as directed
- Providing drinks / snacks for individuals during the night, as appropriate
Experience is not necessary but a positive approach in supporting adults as you would like to be supported is essential
Surrey offers a full Induction Training Programme, scheduled on to your rota. New staff will have full support to complete your induction programme along with the mandatory courses, with further training for your own development. You will receive regular staff supervision and annual appraisals.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification.
We look forward to receiving your application
For an informal discussion contact Lonah Buwu on 01932 241219 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 15th November 2018.
Interviews will take place after the advert closes, you will be contacted if successful to arrange an interview.