Community & Sport

Waking Nights Support Worker

Full Time

Waking Nights Support Worker

Gateshead

Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hpw)

Salary from £18,576 to £18,730 pa negotiable based on skills and experience

From £9.50 per hour if you’d prefer to work on a casual basis, plus brilliant benefits!

Empowering customers to live rewarding and happy live. That’s when it hits home.

We’re looking for brilliant care and support workers like you to be based in our brand new state of the art, 5 star, extra care wellbeing hub for over 65’s. Watergate house is still under construction; once complete it will have a roof terrace, a café and its own beauty salon! This extra care service will be home to a number of fabulous one and two bedroom apartments.

You’ll support a various range of customers with personal care tasks, supporting with medication and enabling them to engage with activities they are interested in.

Be yourself at Home

Home Group is committed to tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but for our colleagues too! We’re super proud of our internal Diversity Networks and allies (Multicultural, LGBTQIA+ and Disability) which support colleagues from different backgrounds to be their true selves. We recognise and celebrate our differences, !

About you

You’ll be caring, flexible with your approach, good communicator and have experience of supporting or caring for vulnerable people. If you have worked in this type of service before that would be amazing, but if not we are able to provide full training!

You’ll promote independence and ensure privacy, rights and dignity is always respected. Our customers suffer from a range of medical conditions with diverse backgrounds, you’ll be committed to delivering care in a non-discriminatory way.

We strongly believe in you being your true self at work, we recognise and celebrate our differences, making it a great place to work!

When you join, you’ll need to have a valid Enhanced Check under the Disclosure and Barring Service. The great news is that we will pay for that to be done if you don’t have a transferrable one.

In line with current Government legislation for CQC Registered Care Homes you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to work in this service, unless you are exempt. A job offer will be subject to providing evidence of this condition of employment.

We’re offering;

25 days holidays rising by a day each year (You can even buy extra holidays)

Flexible working patterns

Paid Shadow induction

Pension

Free DBS

Career path with development

Excellent training package

Travel Pass

Supermarket Discounts

Tech Purchase Scheme

About our team

We’re also super passionate about supporting customers and celebrating their achievements. To us were not just a team we’re a ‘work family’. Our Registered Manager is Rebekah who has worked with Homegroup for 13 years! You will also work alongside a team consisting of Service Manager, Claire and 3 brilliant Supported Living Coordinators.

Working hours

You’ll work on a rota basis and take your turn working days, evenings, weekends and bank holidays. We need you to be flexible to meet the needs of our customers, but we aim to give you the time you need to spend time doing the things that matter to you!

Bank

Looking for a more flexible working pattern? You can also join us on a flexible basis by being part of our bank. You can work hours that fit around your current commitments or even pick up some additional shifts to your main role to earn some extra cash and get paid on a weekly basis.

Want to know more?

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To apply

Don’t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and if you have one, your covering letter (this will help us learn more about you!). If you need them, we’ve also got some to help you.

About Covid

We’re continuing to deliver services for our customers since the COVID-19 pandemic, and our brilliant colleagues are at the heart of making that happen. We’re continuing to do things a little differently, to keep everyone safe, we’ll engage with you digitally where possible. Check out our awesome video to find out more on