Support Worker
Yeovil
Waking Nights

Hours – 3- 4 nights available 10pm -7am

Discovery is looking for caring Waking Night Support Workers in Yeovil to support 3 individuals throughout the night at Grove Avenue. The role will include ensuring the people you support are provided with the appropriate support required in line their risk assessments and support plans, whilst also carrying out a number of key allocated tasks.

There are two gentleman and one lady who live at Grove Avenue, the two gentlemen enjoy their evening routine of a nice hot chocolate and some TV before choosing to go to bed. The lady requires support to recognise it is night time, as she is registered blind. She often likes to sit with night staff having a milkshake and watching TV at different time during the night, and will require emotional support during the night.

Thorough induction and shadowing will be provide.

The role will involve:

  • Checking the people we support at regular intervals to ensure they are comfortable
  • Provide personal care when required.
  • Conduct housework, including cleaning and laundry and record
  • You will keep written records, using IT systems to record daily notes, and be confident using our system’s to record incidents
  • Ensure the premises is secure and safe during the night

About you
If you are a people person and love the idea of helping someone and making a difference to someone’s life, we would love to hear from you.

For further information, please contact Hannah on 07799 340 613

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.

Benefits

We are passionate about investing in your training and career development. Our training covers essential skills and knowledge to provide support in line with the Care Certificate.

Alongside our generous benefits package, we give you:

  • Training Programme including Care Certificate – delivered by Skills for Care endorsed ‘’Centre of Excellence’’
  • Access to Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship worth over £3,000.
  • Career development opportunities with access to our award winning Aspire programme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7 helpline for advise
  • Employee wellbeing strategy and listening network promoting mental health support.

A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached.

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If being a Support Worker sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. The attached job description, person specification and additional information will provide you with lots of information on the role and Dimensions. To apply it couldn’t be simpler – just click on the button below to complete the application process.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role and if applicable an overseas DBS check, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.

  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As Disability Confident Leaders , we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy – Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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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