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Night Support Worker (3 shifts per week)

£8.21 per hour
Longhurst Group

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for multiple enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated Night Support Workers to join our care and support team at our Extra Care Service in Grimsby, Cranwell Court.

Do you have a passion to make a real difference to improving the lives of our residents? If you are confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently, well this may be the role for you.

The Role

Do you want to work for a company where you can make a difference?

Here at Longhurst Group we want to deliver excellent Care & Support Services which are both individualised and person-led, promoting wellbeing and support for older vulnerable adults by creating a vibrant, forward thinking culture which can help make a difference to people’s quality of life. Extra Care schemes provide high quality accommodation and care for older people.

Cranwell Court sits as one of Lincolnshire’s leading specialist care facilities, providing individualised, customer-led care for older vulnerable adults including those living with dementia.

As a Night Support Worker you will:

Maximise independence of people requiring support, and go the extra mile whilst working as part of a team at Cranwell Court, demonstrating empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude.
Maintain accurate records of support provided, maintaining risk assessment and support plans to be able to respond to emergencies should they arise.
Respect confidentiality at all times
Work 3 shifts per week, on a rota-based system

About You

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the care sector and will appreciate the importance of providing care for older vulnerable adults. We are looking for Support Workers who will go that extra mile whilst working as part of a team. In order to deliver service excellence, you must demonstrate empathy, patience, humour and a ‘can do’ attitude.

As a Night Support Worker you will:

Be willing to provide personal care to males and females
Have experience of working with elderly people (desirable, although training will be given)
Hold a current NVQ level 2 in Care or equivalent (desirable, although training will be given).
Undertake comprehensive training to help you in your work
Be confident, reliable and interested in supporting people to live independently.
Be able to establish positive relationships and a good team player.

About Us

Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 22,500 homes and high-quality care and support services. With a clear vision to improve the lives of our customers and our colleagues through our shared values and integrated services, the Group has ambitious plans for the future and is always looking to grow.

You will be joining the organisation following the launch of our 2025 strategy, which concentrates on improving the lives of customers and colleagues by focusing on the areas of financial resilience and health and wellbeing.

Everything we do is about helping people, enhancing their wellbeing and improving lives.

Why Apply

At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff, so we want to make sure that everyone feels supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values that we will continue to shape the future, making a positive difference within our local communities and creating places where people want to live.

Benefits Package

We offer an attractive employee benefit package including generous annual leave, pension scheme and learning and development opportunities.

Vetting Requirements

Employment for this role is subject to pre-employment checks and will be conditional upon a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure and two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.

Equal Opportunities

Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process

Closing Date: Monday, 21st October 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Date: Tuesday, 29th October 2019

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