Posting date: 09 January 2020 Salary: Not specified Additional salary information: £19,019 per annum Hours: Full time Closing date: 08 February 2020 Location: Bolton, BL1 Company: Care In Mind Job type: Permanent Job reference: 246
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Waking Night Support Worker - Starting Salary £19,019 per annum(£9.50 per hour, includes an unsociable hour's payment of 50p per hour)
Full time hours 38.5 hours per week
Care in Mind provides residential services for young people and young adults aged 16-30 years old who have been discharged from psychiatric inpatient stays or secure children's homes. Our aim is to support the young people using an innovative therapeutic approach and least restrictive practice to enable them to live in a non-secure community setting and to achieve their individual goals in preparation for transition to adult life.Our "no restraint" policy allows for more respectful and thoughtful relationships with young people and avoids traumatisation and consequent escalations in risk.
Due to expansion we are pleased to be opening a new residential service in the Bolton area and recruiting a full staff team to support our young people.
As a Night Support Worker you will work as a team in our residential home to support 5 young people in our care. You will follow individual care plans for the young people with the aim to help them move onto independent living in the future. You will support with their therapy, plan social and leisure activities, complete general domestic tasks, give medication and complete associated paperwork. You will be supported by a multi-disciplinary team including Nurses, Psychologists and Psychiatrists to ensure we achieve the best possible outcomes for our young people.
The role is challenging but also extremely rewarding and you will have the real opportunity to make a difference to our young peoples lives.
You do not require any previous experience for this role however we do require you to be compassionate, calm, resilient and be able to understandthe issues and challenges our young people face. You should be IT literate as there is a requirement to update online care records. You must also thrive in a team environment but be able to work independently and be flexible with the ability to work a 7 day rota. The night shifts operate 8.30pm-7.30pm. Having a driving licence is not essential but it is beneficial to help transport our young people to appointments and activities. The use of a house pool car is provided for this.
In return we offer the following the benefits;
28 days holiday including bank holidays rising to 35 days with increased years service
Paid 2 week full induction before you start
Opportunity to complete your Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker qualification
Excellent career progression
Paid enhanced DBS check
Enhanced Company Pension Scheme
24 hr Employee Assistance Programme and counselling
Free onsite parking
Refer a friend scheme where we pay £500 for every friend you refer
Annual paid Summer and Christmas parties
Length of service awards
If you have a passion and commitment to work with young people and make a difference to their lives please apply now for a link to our online application pack.
Closing Date: 9th February 2020
Care in Mind operates a safer recruitment process and as part of this process the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We are an equal opportunities employer who values diversity and positively encourages applications of all ages from all sections of the community. As an employer we are also committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff.
(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).
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