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Support Worker - Waking Nights

Community Integrated Care
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Peterhead, United Kingdom
What makes Community Integrated Care a great place to work: Our Benefits: £12.50 per Hour Work doing the things you enjoy, meaning work never feels like work Work for a multi award-winning Charity that invests all it profits right back into the people we support, our workforce and our local communities Managed by supportive leaders 28 Days annual leave inclusive of statutory bank holidays (for full time, part time is worked out on a pro-rata basis) Pension Scheme No uniform - we wear our casual clothes Flexible Working Hours & Shift patterns We will pay for your DBS / PVG Guaranteed & Contracted Hours Spend your whole shift with the person you support, making the biggest impact on their lives Shopping Discounts Scheme Ongoing continued professional development and progression opportunities Recommend a Friend Bonus scheme Financial Hardship Fund Investment in your wellbeing Community Integrated Care is one of the UK’s largest health and social care charities. We work hard to enriching the lives of people with many different care needs. It’s exciting and rewarding work, and we’re full of pride and passion for what we do. Since the early days, we’ve grown to provide many innovative and bespoke care services to thousands of people across England and Scotland. We want to provide support based on the principles of choice, dignity and respect. This resonates in our vision of ‘Your Life, Your Choice’ and our strategy ‘Best Lives Possible’. We have strong values and we’re proud to pioneer new ways of delivering social care to stand out in our sector. In the past two years, we have won or made the shortlist for over 100 national and regional awards! We are also focused on our people. Our Support Workers are dedicated and passionate about going ‘the extra mile’ for the people we support and in return, we go the extra mile for them by investing in pay, recognition, wellbeing and continued professional and personal development. We will provide you with all the training, support and personal protective equipment you need in your role and will help you develop, should you decide you want to develop your career with us.
Who you’ll be supporting & more about the role:
Are you seeking a career that offers variety and is rewarding? Do you enjoy working with people and want to make a real difference? Are you a positive and motivated person who loves going the extra mile to improve the lives of others? Is it important for you to have a satisfying job where you feel supported? We are expanding our team in Peterhead- This could be the ideal career opportunity for you! In this service, we support 12 individuals from ages 16-60 with learning disabilities, autism and mental health concerns who live in their own flats close to Peterhead town centre. The people we support have faced a lot of challenges in the past but this hasn’t stopped them from enjoying life! They enjoy a wide range of different activities, like socialising, swimming, going to the movies, eating out, having barbecues, attending the local T-Club and taking part in secure employment placements. They enjoy visiting each others' homes and also enjoy spending time in the communal garden when the weather is good! Our staff team are very supportive and experienced and provide support with: • Medication administration • Cooking • Helping the people we support achieve their goals • Maintaining the homes of the people we support and managing their finances If you have a UK driving license, that would be beneficial but is not essential.  Shifts include 9pm - 7am or 10pm to 8am working along with another night staff member.
Your values:
We know it takes a special person to work in social care and we recognise that not everyone that would be perfect for the role, will have professional experience. This is why we're really passionate about recruiting to individuals’ values and we recruit people from all walks of life; From people with vast experience in a support worker or care assistant role, from people with lived experiences who may have friends or relatives with disabilities or have looked after older relatives, to people with no experience at all. Naturally it is important too that you share our company values - We Include; We Deliver; We Aspire; We Respect; We Enable, which are at the heart of everything we do and ensure that we deliver high quality, consistent care and support. People's values are important to use, so we look for people with: - A problem solver - Resilience - Patience - Empathy, compassion and sensitivity to others - A strong work ethic - Reliability - Honesty - Determination If you have read this advert and feel like it’s exactly the role and organisation you’re looking for, please click 'Apply' to take you through to our short application form. If you are interested in learning more about the role before submitting your application, please feel free to contact [email protected] A Place I belong Here at Community Integrated Care we aim to be a warm, welcoming and inclusive employer, where all colleagues feel they belong. We want to an organisation that is truly fair and equal to all – where individual diversity is valued, unique characteristics celebrated and everyone feels able to bring their true selves to work. By encouraging and embracing a range of diverse backgrounds, experiences, capabilities and viewpoints, we will build a stronger, richer, more vibrant workforce, which reflects the people we support, and the communities in which we work. It helps us make better decisions, bring fresh ideas and become a true provider and employer of choice. We have a really clear plan to achieve this called A Place I Belong. This publicly sets out the promises we’ve made to achieving this vision and how we will hold ourselves to account to getting there. You can read more about this by clicking here. We wish you the very best of luck in your application to joining our charity. Should you require any adjustments during the recruitment process, please feel free to contact [email protected] Community Integrated Care is an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident employer.