Waking Night Support Workers – Dorset
Liquid Personnel has an exciting opportunity for Waking Night Support Workers to national provider of support, residential and educational services to young peoples aged 16-25 years old who have additional social, emotional, autism and mental health needs.
What’s in it for you as a Waking Night Support Worker?
- Full training with the opportunity to study the Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care (funded by client) and CPD pathway for progressing
- The little perks of appreciation, chocolates, food, tea & coffee pods, Christmas hampers etc
- Well-being checks with Mental first aiders & Well-being Champions
- Full management support
- Life assurance
- Perkbox – offering high street discounts
- Employee assistance programme
- Car lease scheme
- Fully funded training and qualifications
- Bike to work scheme
- Free membership to our Health cash back plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.
Your main responsibilities as a Waking Night Support Worker:
As a Night support worker, you play an important role with the young people, you are not just night support worker you can make a difference to our young people life’s. Your role will be to help prepare the awesome young people we support for adult life and facilitating their transition into further education, training, or employment. Following a handover from the day team you’ll support students with their evening routine, you will mentor and support our young people in their evening activities, sports, or hobbies both on and off site and ensuring they settle for night. This will be with the use of verbal and visual prompting dependent on the need of the student. You’ll also provide a key liaison point for parent and carers and ensure all health/medical needs are looked after throughout the night. You will be the listening ear and emotional support for young people to talk to after a busy day. The key to this role will be your ability to participate and to motivate whilst ensuring our students develop their own independent living skills.
What we are looking for in a Waking Night Support Worker:
- Willingness to participate, be positive and creative in meeting the young person’s needs
- Able to support and develop independence skills such as budgeting, cooking, housekeeping as well as accessing the wider community
- Ability to prompt / encourage in a positive manner whilst providing social/emotional behavioural support
- Ability to show a strong understanding of what “good care” looks like and how to put the young person’s needs first, whilst empowering them to be independent
- Due to our rural location access to transport and a driver’s licence is essential
- Given the age of our students all applicants must be 21 and over