Night Support Worker (Care)

Recruiter
Langley Housing Trust
Location
Lancaster
Salary
£12,508 per annum (£10.02 per hour)
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
23 Apr 2019
Are you a Night Support Worker (Care) looking to change people’s lives? Langley House Trust has an opportunity for a Night Support Worker (Care) to join our team at our care home based in Lancaster on a part time, permanent basis working a minimum of 24 hours per week. The successful candidates will receive a salary of £12,508 per annum (£10.02 per hour). Langley House Trust is an innovative national Christian charity that provides specialist housing, programmes and support services in the community for offenders seeking to live crime-free lives – with proven results. Regardless of a person’s history, our passion is to change every life for the better, working with people of all faiths and none. We have just won the Charity Times 2018 Charity of the Year award and have Investors in People Gold accreditation. Our work is interesting supporting those with multiple needs, including substance misuse, mental health needs or a learning disability as we provide a safe and calm environment from which clients can plan their next steps and gain greater independence. As our Night Support Worker (Care) it will be your responsibility to assist in the delivery of a stable and effective programme through the efficient delivery of the day-to-day service. Responsibilities of our Night Support Worker (Care) include: - Take an active role in the assessment and management of risk including the operation of physical and situational security measures to control the level of risk posed to the public, staff and other service users. - Ensure that daily log sheets are maintained and that all relevant information is recorded and shared. - Provide personal care to identified clients. To update Care Plans for clients and to implement a care plan. To keep health related records for clients as necessary. To meet with health and social service professionals. - Take a full part in the project rota. - Ensure that all medication within the project is managed in line with Trust policy and procedures. - Ensure that clients are able to participate as fully as possible in the life of the project. - Support Client Inclusion and Training representatives so that they are equipped to reflect the views of other clients at meetings and to assist with the management of complaints to seek resolutions. - You may be required to prepare a room for the arrival of a new client. Communal areas and office space will require tidying, bins emptied, etc. - Ensure that clients are offered food according to their dietary need and have access to food and drink 24/7. To prepare food as required. To become our Night Support Worker (Care) you must have the following skills, experience and attributes: - Literate to write letters and reports - IT literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Word - Ability to work in a challenging and demanding environment - Good communication skills & desire to care for people - Able to deal discretely with delicate matters - Flexible attitude to rapid changes in task - Relates well to people of any background Our Lancaster project has an experienced staff team who are able to care for and transform the lives of clients with a range of needs and interests. What can we offer you? - Pension 8% - Training - Annual leave up to 30 days - Access to company holiday flat - Employee Assistance Programme If you are in harmony with the Christian ethos of our organisation and wish to join our team as our Night Support Care Worker please click ‘Apply’ now Closing Date: 24/04/2019 Interview Date: tbc We reserve the right to close earlier if we receive sufficient applicants. A satisfactory enhanced DBS and Adults Barred List check is required for this role and job offers will be subject to the Trust receiving satisfactory evidence of the successful applicant’s right to work in the UK. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/85834693

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