Night Higher Level Support Worker - Supported Living

Job details
Posting date: 17 April 2021
Salary: £21,081.21 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 May 2021
Location: Lincoln, Midlands, LN6 9HP
Company: Kisimul Group
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 37096911

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About The Role


Due to our on-going success and to fulfil our plans for continuous development of the organisation, we are recruiting for a Night Higher Level Support Worker at our Supported Living service.

About the position:

Reporting to the Registered Manager, the Night Higher Level Support Worker is responsible for providing person centred care, enabling tenants to live as independently as possible within their home and the wider community. This role is also responsible for supporting our established staff team to carry out their wide range of duties appropriately and effectively, promoting choice and individuality for our residents at all times.

What will you be doing:

•Lead by example, behave and communicate appropriately at all times.
•Positively contribute to the personal development of our tenants with both practical and emotional support.
•Design, implement, deliver and contribute in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events within the home and wider community. This will involve regular outings and trips and on occasion, extended visits and holidays.
•Using knowledge and experience, contribute positively to care planning and participate supportively in reviews as requested, demonstrating a sound knowledge regarding nutrition and hygiene.
•Maintain accurate, clear and concise record keeping.
•Take ownership for key-worker duties and where appropriate look to develop and strengthen links with families, friends and relevant significant others.
•Work in partnership with the Registered Manager to ensure streamlined service delivery and consistent communication throughout the home.
•Proactively participate in supporting the staff team to include carrying out supervisions as requested.
•Attend and contribute positively to regular staff meetings and hand-over meetings, ensuring all relevant information is disseminated appropriately and in a timely manner.
•Contribute positively to the training and development of the staff team to include own personal development / highlighting any training needs.
•Operate with flexibility, participating in a shift rota (which may include sleep-ins) as requested by Management

About The Candidate

What experience and qualifications do you need:

•Ideally, applicants will hold a completed Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care.
•Demonstrable experience supporting individuals with a learning disability and associated health conditions, with particular emphasis on autism and challenging behaviour
•Excellent written and oral communication skills to include computer literacy

What will you get in return:

•A competitive salary.
•Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.
•Life Assurance
•Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them.
•A beautiful home and grounds to work within.
•Fully funded DBS checks

About Kisimul Group

Kisimul Group Ltd are a group of independent specialist schools and adult provisions providing exceptional residential care and award-winning education to children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe and complex learning difficulties, global development delay and associated challenging behaviour.
Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Kisimul is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all
All applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check. Kisimul Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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