Night Support Worker - Grantham

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Grantham, UK
  • 27 Apr, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Night Support Worker

Location: Grantham, Lincolnshire
Salary: £11.00 per hour (plus weekend enhancements) 
Hours of work: 30 hours Part time Available

ABOUT THE ROLE

Are you an experienced Support Worker with a preference for working nights?
Our Support Workers make a real difference to our residents every day and your professionalism, teamed with kindness and compassion, will be at the core of everything you do. Responsible for keeping wakeful watch on the security and safety of our residents and the home in general, you’ll also be supporting residents with their personal care needs and providing companionship. You’ll be expected to carry out light household duties to ensure that the household and resident’s rooms are kept clean and tidy, involving residents where it’s appropriate to do so. You’ll understand that some shifts might be challenging, but you’ll also laugh, have fun and make lasting memories with our residents.

In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to all those who live and work in our homes.

An NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care is essential.

If these hours do not suit you, we can also offer hours on a casual basis that give you flexibility and work life balance. Simply let us know what you are looking for when you apply.

Appletrees is a 64 bed Care Home situated in Grantham.The home offers compassionate residential, intermediate, dementia and respite care in a comfortable, homely setting. We’re rated 9.8 by Carehome.co.uk and Requires Improvement by the Care Quality Commission.

AND IN RETURN

The Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development. Alongside keeping our colleagues safe with PPE and daily testing
Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:
  • Comprehensive induction, ongoing training and development
  • Free uniform
  • Free DBS
  • Free car parking
  • Refer a Friend reward programme paying £500 for care assistant recommendations
  • Access to our Employee Assistance programme
  • Care Worker Charity membership for well being and financial aid
  • Blue Light Card and “My Rewards” programme, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more
All candidates will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the update service. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

ABOUT YOU

If you’ve worked in care before, then that’s great as you’ll have a good idea of what to expect. But if care as a profession is new to you, then don’t worry – we’ll provide all the training you need to start your care journey with us, all delivered in a nurturing, engaging and rewarding environment.

What’s more important to us is that you’re good at communicating with people, you enjoy working as part of a team, you’ll be keen to learn and will want to excel at your job every day.

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Care Assistant within our care homes, then you could be the next to join us. So apply and get your career started with us today
Should you have any questions about this role or our application process, please call our Recruitment Team on 0345 013 1714.