Waking Nights Support Worker - Cheshire

Location Neston
Discipline: Care and Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £12 per hour
Contact name: Saffron Walshaw

Contact email: saffron.walshaw@hft.org.uk
Job ref: 018304
Published: 8 days ago
Expiry date: 01 Jul 2024 23:59

Are you looking for a meaningful career? Would you like the opportunity to become a dedicated Support Worker, helping individuals with learning disabilities live the best life possible?

We are looking for Waking Nights Support Workers to join our growing team in Neston. Experience is not essential as we will provide you with support and training to become a confident Support Worker. Hft is a charity that supports adults with learning disabilities. We believe in a world where anyone with a learning disability can live within their community with all the choice and support they need to live the best life possible. We are looking for people who are naturally caring and compassionate and align with our values.


What we offer you 


       Where you’ll be working*: Neston

       Your salary*: £12 per hour

       Your working hours*: We offer lots of flexibility to suit you and those you support. If you are interested in ‘Sleep ins’ we will pay you £51.75 per shift plus over 12% holiday pay.

       Generous Holidays*: 33 days of annual leave (including eight days statutory bank holidays).

       Pay incentives*:  10% overtime allowance, 20% Bank Holiday allowance, 50% for key dates over Christmas.

       Training & development*:  Earn money while you get a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care.

       Lots of benefits*:  Health, retail and cash incentives to use how you want.

What will you be doing?

  • Giving the highest possible standards of support to individuals with moderate to severe learning disabilities.
  • Supporting them to discover new interests, reaching goals like travelling and holidays and working positively with their families and friends.
  • Helping individuals to engage in different leisure, home or work-related activities, all according to their personal choice.
  • As a Support Worker (Care Assistant), your responsibilities are varied and no two days are the same.
  • As well as providing physical and emotional support you may be needed to help with household tasks and personal care as well as supporting individuals with healthcare needs, e.g. taking medication.
  • Everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, providing flexible services that meet people’s needs, and always looking for the best way of doing things.

This is your opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives. A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role - access to public transport is needed for those without a licence. Full and part time opportunities available. You will need to have flexibility to work shifts, including weekends and bank holidays.


Find your place with us and change lives.

Job Description and Person Specification



​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive sufficient applications.

Hft's usual terms and conditions apply. Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do. Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.