Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Lifeways Group to recruit Waking Night Support Workers for their supported living services throughout Harwich.
The shift patterns vary with both full time and part time hours available and will require night and weekend working. Shift times and locations can be discussed at interview stage.
Lifeways is the UK's leading team of support professionals for adults with diverse and complex needs living fulfilling and independent lives in the community. They put the person at the heart of everything and do everything they can to help those with complex needs to lead independent, fulfilling, and happy lives. They're proud to be known for providing extraordinary support, and for celebrating the positivity, individuality, and ambition of each person.
Lifeways help people to live their lives as independently as possible and support them in reaching their potential, through both practical and emotional support. They provide supported living and residential care for people living with complex needs, including:
- An acquired brain injury
- A learning disability
- Physical disabilities
- Mental health
Working as a Support Worker in the waking night team you will play an integral part of the care provided in the Harwich area. This role will see you providing hands on support to those throughout the night, as well as carrying out light domestic duties where possible.
- One place of work - no travelling between services
- Excellent opportunities for career development with the chance to obtain qualifications as you work
- DBS paid for by Lifeways
- Rewards scheme - discounted supermarket shopping vouchers & cashback deals
- Paid induction training
- 28 days' annual leave (pro-rata)
Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Lifeways Group and if successful you will be employed by Lifeways Group.
Lifeways Group applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.
As part of employment should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service
Lifeways Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors, and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation.
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