Waking nights – Support Worker / Care Assistant
Full time and Part time available
We are looking for Support Workers in Weymouth to cover night shifts from full time and part time. We offer fantastic benefits, training and a great team environment.
We are looking for someone to support a gentleman in his 20s, with varied disabilities (Autism, ADHD, Tourette’s and behaviours of distress). You will be working as a part of a close team around this young man, whilst supporting him in his own home in Weymouth. Role responsibilities will include supporting him to live as independently as possible whilst also supporting him in administering of medication, prompting personal care and promote a positive sleep pattern as the individual can be awake for large periods of the night. During the day this young man likes to spend time at home, he values his own space and enjoys a nice calm, quiet atmosphere. He enjoys spending time watching his Thomas DVD’s, going on his tablet device and having his Thomas the Tank engine stories read to him. He also has a real love for food and he enjoys baking and cooking. He enjoys taking part in arts and crafts especially colouring, visiting local parks and spending time on his trampoline. During the night the young man may need encouraging to have a healthy sleep pattern. Reliability, consistency and having a fun sense of humour are the key to his heart and to developing a friendship with him. Our support for this young man will involve looking into other ways to help promote the young man positive sleep pattern.
Shifts – 2:1 support during the night. 9:30 pm – 08:30 am. This will be discussed at pre-screening/shortlisting. You may also work between two services when required.
Additional Dimensions information
In response to the unprecedented events we are currently experiencing due to the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, at this time we will be conducting our interviews via video calls
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“Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.”
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