Waking Night Support Worker

£12.11 Per Hour
England, South East England, South West England, Dorset
Part Time
Hours per week: 28.5
Closing Date: July 16, 2024
Waking Night Support Worker

Waking Night Support Worker – Ash Vale

Part-Time (28.5 hours per week)

£12.11 per hour

Are you looking for a night-time position? Would you like to make a meaningful difference to the lives of people in Ash Vale? Then join Dimensions as a Waking Night Support Worker.

Dimensions is seeking Waking Night Support Workers to join the team who ensure the 3 gentlemen and 2 ladies we support, who are aged between their 40’s-70’s and have learning disabilities, have a happy and safe night by supporting with their night-time routine.

Shift times run from 21.30-07.00 and Dimensions are able offer a payrate of £12.11 per hour.

We are looking for someone who is happy to work Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

Waking Night Support Workers will generally arrive when the people we support are already asleep. During the night Female Waking Night Support Workers will assist the people we support by:

  • Checking on them regularly
  • Assisting with any personal care requirements
  • Keeping anyone who wakes up through the night company
  • Completing domestic tasks that we can’t do when people we support are up and about
  • Supporting with morning routines before the day staff come in

The people we support would like you to know that although they do not all use words to communicate, they have other ways of letting you know what they want and need. If you are not used to different types of communication, don’t worry as Dimensions will provide all Waking Support Workers with full training.

Benefits for Waking Night Support Workers choosing to work with Dimensions include:

  • We offer 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave
  • If you refer a friend to us and if they’re successfully employed, you’ll receive a £500 bonus
  • We offer paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
  • Bike to Work scheme and discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, gym membership and mobile phone tariffs
  • We’re a values-driven organisation that puts people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do
  • We care about our colleagues and are passionate about our comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network
  • Dimensions are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that have been recognised by the Great Places to Work programme in 2019-2024

Other important information:

  • Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions are filled
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions
  • We welcome applications from everyone with the right to work in the UK and value diversity in our workforce
  • As disability confident leaders, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150 if you require adjustments
  • British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications

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