Night Support Worker - Adults Residential Services

Job details
Posting date: 16 September 2021
Salary: £8.93 to £9.46 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 October 2021
Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Company: Progress Care Solutions
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: DER102

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Night Support Worker

This Night Support Worker – Adult Residential Services role offers a salary of between £8.93 and £9.46 per hour, and a superb Benefits package including: 28 Days Holiday! Staff Shopping Discount Scheme! The support of an amazing team and organisation! Genuine Career Development Opportunities! Health Benefits Plan! Contributory Pension Scheme! Ongoing Training Opportunities! Annual awards and recognition, plus much, much more!

As the Night Support Worker – Adult Residential Services, you will be working for a Unique Organisation, Progress Care. We have been established for 21 years and are known throughout the industry for giving the most outstanding service and care, to the children and young people we support. We will go above and beyond to support you through your career just as you will do so for the Children within your care/service. You will be a valued and respected member of our team.

The Role
You will be working as a Night Support Worker in our 12 bedded Adults residential service in the heart of Derby Centre. You will be caring for Adults between the ages of 18 - 65. The service provides care and support for individuals who have severe learning disabilities, acquired brain injuries and complex health needs who require 24-hour specialist care and support.
We aim to support with goals of achieving greater independence with supported living but also recognise that other individuals will require our long-term support and a permanent placement up to the age of 65.

As a Night Support Worker, you will support the management team to maintain a safe and enabling environment that provides positive experiences to the adults who are accessing the service. Your role will be to encourage them to develop new skills and to be the best that they can be, whilst also providing the highest quality of care and support to our people.

You will be caring, compassionate, have a fantastic work ethic and be able to work on your own initiative, whilst following the support and care plans provided for the people we support.

You have a fantastic opportunity to be a part of our team if you possess the following:
• Strong communication skills
• The ability to communicate on various levels
• Working knowledge of, following, and working to Care Plans
• Experience of Conflict Management and dealing with difficult situations
• The ability to work effectively during high pressured situations
• You will be a supportive team player
• You will also need to be
o Caring and approachable
o Patient and welcoming
o Creative, Helpful and Reliable
o Willing to learn valuable life skills

Qualifications / Experience
You must be able to demonstrate that you have:
NVQ Level 2 or 3 Diploma or QCF Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care or in Residential Care or equivalent, and at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role within a residential setting.

• 28 days holiday
• Flexible working arrangements
• The support of an amazing team and organisation
• Genuine career development opportunities
• Continued learning
• Enhanced holiday entitlements
• Shopping discounts via the HAPI app
• A stakeholder pension scheme
• Long service loyalty scheme
• Private family healthcare and medical insurance
• Death in service life assurance
• Additional hours available to work plus sleep in payments
• Full and Part time hours available
• Refer A Friend Scheme
• Full PPE provided
• Fully structured support for new starters

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