Night Care Workers
Are you looking for a meaningful career where you’ll be able to make a real difference to people’s lives every single day?
Do you have the following experience and skills:
- Experience in health & social care sector
- Experience of care and support of vulnerable people and those living with Dementia
- Excellent communication skills
- Knowledge of Health and safety, data protection and confidentiality
- Knowledge of compliance with equality policy, procedure, and legislation
Westbrook is a care centre that provides short term placements, assisting people to regain their independence and meet their aims and objectives. We offer short term support to those living with dementia in our specialist dementia care unit. We also work closely with Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Social Services Registered Practitioners to support those requiring rehabilitation or further care assessments to return to the community. We are looking for Night care workers to join our team and help us to improve the outcomes for our service users.
By promoting independence and delivering person-centred care, you’ll be making a real difference to people’s everyday lives.
We can offer you a comprehensive induction package. This will include mandatory training as well as access to multiple personal development courses. You will either already hold or be willing to complete Diploma Level 2 or equivalent. We can also offer this programme, if not held upon commencing employment.
Night shifts are from 21.30 – 07.30 hrs and you will have a rolling 4-week rota, enabling a more flexible work-life relationship. There will be some weekend and bank holiday working.
KCC has a comprehensive staff benefits package including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday entitlement, yearly pay reviews & rewards for exceptional performance, and exclusive discounts with local & national retailers.
We currently have 2 vacancies. 1 x 25 per week over a 4 week rota and 1 x 30 hours per week.
The starting salary for this post is £22,595 based on full time hours of 37 per week. There is an additional enhancement of 1/3rd for hours worked each night and at the weekend and double time for Bank Holidays.
This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Sharon Sanders - Deputy Manager 03000 422217
Deborah Ford - Registered Manager 03000 422217
About the Company
KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county’s working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds, faiths and those with caring responsibilities, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.
Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.