Job Description

Medical

Night Support Worker

Location:
Ipswich
Salary:
£9 - £9 Per Hour
Job Requirements/Description
Do you love being on the go, love a bit of variety and would like to help people who have changing needs to remain as independent as possible in their own homes? The Role We are looking for a Waking Night Support Worker who understands it's the little things that can make the biggest difference - making a difference together is at the heart of what we do. As an Orwell Waking Night Support Worker, you'll play a vital role in the lives of our customers, giving them the choice to stay in the comfort of their own homes and supporting them with everything they need to do to live well. You will work mostly alone in someone's home but will be part of a care team for the benefit and wellbeing of all the tenants who live at the service. No two days will be the same and you will receive the learning and development you need to thrive at Orwell. In caring for our customers, your main duties will include: * night security checks across the whole building * laundry * personal care * medication administration * supporting people through temporary or terminal illness * helping with eating and drinking * light domestic duties such as bed making * support with social, physical activities and mental stimulation such as hobbies and recreation All our customers ask of you is that you have the time to listen, you respect them, and you are understanding and patient. About you * you are a great listener with a caring and supportive attitude * you want to make a difference every day * you focus on the individual and not the routine * you are warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people's faces Why choose us? We are an organisation committed to making a difference to local people. Caring for and supporting people has become central to what we do. Orwell lives by its values - we understand it's the little things that can make the biggest difference and making a difference together is at the heart of what we do. We are one of the Top 25 Best Housing Associations and one of the Top 75 Best Companies in the East of England to work for, as well as a Silver Standard Investors in People accredited organisation As part of our benefits package, you can enjoy - * days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays * access to the Orwell Rewards platform * reward and recognition awards * Introduce Someone You Know bonus scheme * free DBS checks * free Hepatitis vaccination * free Flu vaccination * wellbeing promise * flexible working pattern * work for a Silver Standard Investors in People and Sunday Times Top 100 Employer If supporting and caring is for you, making a difference for others is what we do. Closing date: 22nd June 2021 Interviews: Available immediately Full PPE will be provided including certified face masks and will be required to be worn at all times in line with current Public Health England guidelines. Orwell is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment. Successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure
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