Waking Nights Support Worker

With around 1250 passionate and committed staff, we deliver high quality services across a spectrum of age, need and ability.

Norwood is as devoted to our staff as we are to the people we look after. We offer a strong career progression, training and support to improve your skills. We have a range of care homes across London, and a major centre in Berkshire, plus our Head Office in North London.

Each and every role in Norwood is an essential part of the vital support services we offer.

Job Description

Farmhouse s a home for 7 people and 1 respite placement every other weekend, ages range from 53-76, a small staff team of 10. The home supports people with mixed abilities, some people who are fairly able, although we also support people with dementia and a terminal illness.

Some people in the Farmhouse prefer a quieter life with a lot centered around the home, whilst others like to be out either at the stables or in the café. People do require support with personal care. Due to the small staff team we would require someone with previous experience and female. The rota runs on 3 long days a week, including weekends.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General

  1. To maintain standard of dress that is appropriate to role and in accordance with the organisation’s dress policy.
  1. To maintain confidentiality at all times and to ensure respect for, proper observance of and adherence to Norwood's confidentiality policy for all staff.
  1. To attend regular supervision sessions with line manager, regular team meetings and undertake relevant training as and when required.
  1. To take all reasonable care of the health and safety of her/himself and of other persons who may be affected by her/his acts or omissions. As regards to any duty or requirement imposed upon the organisation by or under any of the relevant statutory provisions, to co-operate with the organisation as far as it necessary to enable that duty or requirement to be performed or complied with.
  1. To report to the Health and Safety Manager either serious risks or your concerns over safety issues.
  1. To work collaboratively with volunteers to ensure that their contribution enhances quality of service provision and support across the organisation.
  1. To work at any other Norwood location, as and when required.
  1. To undertake any other duties which are consistent with the post.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of the service.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of the service

Benefits:

  • The opportunity to work for a leading UK charity

  • Generous annual leave entitlement

  • A challenging and varied role

  • A supportive team

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.

Norwood is a disability confident employer. This means we are committed to employing people with disabilities.

Patron: Her Majesty The Queen.

Registered Charity No: 1059050.

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The Job Details

 

Location: 

Berkshire

Salary: 

£12,732.58 -£14312.43

Job Type: 

Permanent - Part Time

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