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Female Waking Night Support Worker- Markfield
As well as knowing that what you do is making a positive difference to people's lives, we offer a comprehensive benefits package as follows:
- 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays & increasing to 33 days with length of service)*
- Access to Blue Light Card discounts
- £200 bonus after 3 months service, £100 after 6 months service and a further £100 bonus after 12 months service
- Competitive pension scheme
- Employee Assistance programme (a 24 hr helpline to support you through any of life's issues or problems along with access to an online wellbeing portal)
- Occupational Health support
- Fantastic training and development tailored to support you as an individual
- Paid for DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)
- Refer a friend scheme
*pro rata for part time staff
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be provided by Affinity Trust.
At Affinity Trust all of the people we support have a learning disability but many have associated health needs, dementia, physical disabilities, profound and multiple learning disability or mental health needs.
We are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.
Job Summary and Duties:
We need dedicated Female Waking Nights Support Workers to work with adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. You do not need experience, as we will fully train you to ensure you have all the skills needed to provide the very highest standard of support. Full and part time roles can be considered.
Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
You will need to be able to work night shifts between the hours of 10pm and 7am, which includes weekdays, weekends and bank holidays.
Your role will be to provide responsive support during the night as required by the person supported, as well as some light household duties.
You will be required to attend training and team meetings during the day, and so must be available to attend these outside of your normal night work pattern.