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Waking Night Care Support Worker in Truro

£ 9.96 to £ 11.52
18 weeks ago


Waking Nights Care Support Worker
Hours:20-39 hours per week
Pay:£9.96 - £11.52 per hour
Contract: Permanent
Location: Truro

Since it began in 1982, Spectrum has grown to become a leading provider of specialist care for autistic individuals in Cornwall. We are a charity and proud of our track record working with children and adults with complex and challenging needs. We operate 18 residential homes, a community outreach service and a specialist education centre, at various locations across this beautiful county.
We are currently looking to recruit for a Care Support Worker to cover our Waking Night shifts. These shifts run from 10pm to 8am.
Your role will be essential to the House by maintaining a comfortable, secure environment and a high level of service user support over the night-time period.
To be successful in this role, you will need:
Excellent communication skills with initiative, assertiveness and resilience.

An ability to produce clear and accurate administrative records is essential, as is an ability to work cooperatively as part of a cohesive, professional team.

A good level of physical fitness, to undertake Positive Behaviour Support training and intervention when necessary, so to keep our service users safe.

An NVQ Level 2 qualification in Social Care along with an understanding of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) or a commitment to undertake training and to gain this qualification will also be acceptable for the right person.

To be able to drive and have access to your own car would be beneficial, but is not essential, as the location of this post is close to bus routes.

If you are interested in this role, then we are interested in hearing from you! To find out more email for an application pack.

Please note that all offers of employment with us at Spectrum are conditional upon your passing our pre-employment checks; including right-to-work (UK immigration), two satisfactory references, an Enhanced DBS and evidence that you are either fully vaccinated against Coronavirus or medically exempt.

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