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Night Support worker

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

Cherry Meadows (part of the St Luke's respite service) provides Respite and Supported Living services for adults with a learning disability. Our aim is to support and empower service users to enhance their quality of life, maximise potential and to continue to develop and promote independent skills within their own home, in the Respite service and in the community.

St Luke's can support up to 6 people, and we have two 6-bedded Supported Living bungalows and are regulated by CQC. And are rated overall outstanding for supported living. The vacancy will be at Cherry Meadows based in our Wyton service.

What will you be doing?

We are looking for one permanent waking Night Support Worker to work three nights per week and multiple relief night support workers who are motivated, enthusiastic and creative team players committed to providing high quality support.  You will need to be confident to undertake personal care tasks and have a willingness and capacity to work with people who may challenge. There is also an opportunity to work additional hours as a relief support worker to meet service needs. There is also a requirement to work across services including both respite and supported living to meet service needs.

Staff will have the benefits of regular supervision, annual appraisals and excellent training opportunities including face-face training and access to our new grey matters training portal. To attend staff meetings which are held once a month.

Hours are on a shift basis (10pm – 07:00am); including weekends and Bank Holidays. Enhancements are currently paid for working unsocial hours.

About you

No formal qualifications are essential, but there is a requirement to complete an induction which includes the new care certificate and all mandatory training which will include E-Learning modules. A willingness to undertake a qualification in social care is also essential.

Please read the job description and person specification very carefully, and ensure that you provide examples of how you meet the selection criteria.

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact  Abigail Westwood or Lucy Batty registered manager - 01480 456941

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities. 

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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