Waking Night Support Worker

  • Bethphage
  • Ruckley, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury SY5 7HR, UK
  • 12 Feb, 2024

Job Description

£10.99 per hour

Part Time Position Available, 18 hours per week

We are looking for wake night support workers to join our team at our service in Acton Burnell, supporting adults with learning disabilities and Autism.

This vacancy is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge working in a person-centred positive behaviour organisation.

*Some of our roles requires requires males, females and race specific employees only, where this is indicated this is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.  *Personal care is required in service.

What is a wake night support worker?

A support worker’s role is to support people to live their lives in the way they choose.

Part of the waking night duties will include cleaning tasks and ensuring they are on hand to provide support should one of the people we support wake up, this may include personal care.

The most important qualities for a support worker to have are kindness, patience and compassion.

Some of our roles will include personal care, managing medication and lone working.

About Ruckley:

Ruckley home farm is a in a rural location approx. 7 miles from Shrewsbury. It is not on a bus route. Eight young adults live in a semi-independent community home, each have their own room and share a kitchen. The successful candidate must promote the inclusion of people with Autism, learning disabilities and disabilities to engage in the wider community. This opportunity will give you the satisfaction of delivering first class support in a team environment.

Benefits of joining our team!

  • Competitive pay
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Paid training- we provide all the training you need to deliver first class support; this includes supporting you to gain your Level 2 & 3 Health and Social Care qualification
  • 28 days holiday in your first year, increasing to 33 day after five years and then 38 days after ten-years’ service.
  • Comprehensive induction programme including shadow shifts – which means you’ll be fully supported to understand the role whilst getting to know the team and the people you will support
  • Free and confidential counselling services for you and you and your family
  • A Simply Health Cash Plan- to help you with healthcare costs including dental, physiotherapy, chiropody, optical, new child payment, prescriptions and more
  • Long service rewards starting at £100 increasing to £150 depending on length of service – we believe our staff are our greatest asset and we want to reward you for your hard work and commitment to Bethphage
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Development opportunities- we want to support you in your career in care, from becoming a mental health first aider, to career progression- from support worker to service manager, your development, is our development
  • Regular supervisions with your manager, team meetings and feedback
  • Refer-a-Friend Award – earn £200 every time you successfully refer a friend and they complete their probation.
  • Birthday recognition –an Amazon e-voucher every year
  • Paid enhanced DBS certificate
  • Access to the “Blue light Card” scheme that offers discounts to social care staff in a range of shops both online and on the Highstreet

New to care?

We offer all the training you need to be able to deliver first-class, person-centred support. You don’t need to have done this type of work before, just have the right values, be positive about the difference you can make and be willing to learn.

You already have what it takes to get started, your life skills are invaluable to us!

Why choose Bethphage?

We have over 25 years’ experience delivering first-class, person-centred support, with all of our services being rated “Good” by the CQC. You will be joining an organisation that is devoted to delivering the best possible support to make a difference in people’s lives.

Bethphage is a registered charity which was established in 1994 and provides support to adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs in Shropshire and the West Midlands.

Essential Requirements:

  • Full UK drivers Licence
  • Great communication and able to listen
  • Caring & patient
  • Have a passion for helping others
  • Passionate about supporting people to live a happy and fulfilled life.

Desirable requirements:

  • Level two diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Level three diploma in Health and Social Care

The interview process:

Once you have completed your application form on-line, we will call you to have an informal chat to discuss the role.  Where safe, the second interview will be face-to-face and involve the people we support.  The whole process is relaxed and gives us the opportunity to get to know you and, you to get to know Bethphage.

A full detailed job description can be obtained by contacting our HR team on 01743 272880


10.99 per hour