Waking Night Support Worker

(Learning Disabilities; Supported Living)

Salary: starting salary £9.50 per hour

Hours: different opportunities and contracts available, including permanent (30 hours per week).

Do you want to be part of a unique Community where people live, work, learn and celebrate life together?

About us:

Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing holistic person centred support for adults with learning disabilities and autism. We support our residents in all aspects of their daily lives, and believe that each person should be appreciated and accepted for their unique abilities.  

About the role:

Waking Nights Support workers play a key role in ensuring our residents receive high quality care and support during night hours in accordance with their needs.

The duties may include some support with personal care needs and medication but equally this role is about proving emotional reassurance so our vulnerable people feel safe at all times. You will be required to remain awake and available throughout the night to ensure residents are comfortable and getting a good night’s rest ready for their next day.

Your role will also include keeping the environment clean and organised and completing relevant records for adults with learning disabilities.

It is important that you can demonstrate a flexible approach to work as your shifts will be allocated on a rota basis, and will include weekends and bank holidays as required.

About you:

You don’t need any qualifications as a full induction plus professional training will be provided.

The most important thing is a caring attitude, compassion, genuine interest in people and willingness to work in accordance with our Mission and Vision Statement.

Why to join us?

“Thank you for your amazing support and the chance to learn amongst very competent staff, lovely people and atmosphere” (a new support worker).

  • We are keen on staff development! We offer excellent professional and career development and training opportunities, including professional qualifications.
  • We promote a diverse, friendly and high quality working environment with flexible shift patterns.  
  • We offer the opportunity to work amongst a team of dedicated, creative and supportive colleagues.
  • We provide a fully paid DBS, generous holiday and work pension scheme.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, then please apply by submitting your CV and a short supporting statement (Cover letter):

“What is it about working with us in this position that interests you and what skills, experience and values can you bring”?

To submit your CV & Supporting Statement, please email: recruitment@camphillmk.co.uk

Supporting documents:

Click here to find out more about us and our Mission & Vision.

*If you would prefer to complete an application form, you can either download one from the attachments, email recruitment@camphillmk.co.uk or phone us on 01908 235 000 and we will send an application form to you.

Please Note: we review applications frequently and interviews will take place shortly after we shortlist them.   If we feel we have received a sufficient number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert early. Don’t hesitate and apply as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.

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Phone: 01908 235 000 Fax: 01908 235606

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