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Support Worker posted by eRecruitSmart

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Full Time
£20,000 - £22,000 / year

Job Description

We have a great opportunity for a Waking Nights Support Worker to join our client’s organisation covering the West Sussex area.

Used to working waking nights?
Have a passion for care?
Looking to develop within an organisation?

The Company
Our client is Britain’s leading provider of support for carers and the people they care for.  They work with over 35,000 individuals and their families, helping carers to make a life of their own outside caring.

The Role
As Waking Nights Support Worker, you will provide short-term, community-based support to patients and Carers living in West Sussex as part of the Emergency Response Service. The service prevents unnecessary admissions and facilitates early discharge from hospital, with a clear focus on positive patient experience and maximising the availability of hospital beds.

Your responsibilities will include:

Taking referrals for the Emergency Response Service and completing assessments, support plans and providing the required care
Providing on-call duties outside of office operating hours if required during your shift
Ensuring the Escalating Manager is informed and the Webroster system is updated when an Emergency Response Visit is completed
Updating notes to reflect all calls and contacts received and actions taken during out of hours
Escalating any serious issues, incidents or safeguarding to the Senior Manager on call
Supporting Community Compliance Supervisors with quality assurance
Providing administrative support to the Care Manager or Community Compliance
Ensuring there is a detailed handover given to the office team once the office is operational
About You
To be successful in your application as Waking Nights Support Worker, you will need to have / be:

Access to your own transport – essential
Level 2 NVQ would be advantageous
Able to work as part of a team
Able to write and understand risk assessments
Experience of providing social care services and/or working in the social care sector
Experience of writing Care Plans with outcomes and a person-centred approach
Experience in carrying out reviews of clients
Excellent time management, resource management and decision-making skills
Excellent customer care skills with the ability to display empathy and warmth
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Willingness to undertake personal development essential to the role
Knowledge of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and Care Act 2014 would be advantageous

Hours & Salary
As Waking Nights Support Worker, you will work an average of 38.5 hours per week from 8pm to 8am on a 3 on 3 off shift pattern There is a salary on offer of £20,000 to £22,000 per annum depending on experience and mileage is paid at £0.25 per mile.

How to Apply
Please note that eRecruitSmart is a Recruitment Agent and not a direct employer.  Your CV will be sent to the Hiring Manager at the company who is responsible for the vacancy that you have applied to.   Please only apply if you consent to these terms.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK.   Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted.  If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

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