Waking Nights

Essential

  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and on their own
  • Able to use their own initiative 
  • Calm under pressure
  • Committed to working in a person centred manner
  • Able to deal with difficult or challenging situations
  • Caring, honest, reliable and committed
  • Can demonstrate that they are committed to inclusion and equality

Desirable

  • Basic computer skills
  • Holds a UK driving licence 
  • Previous experience of working with ASC
  • Additional communication skills such as Makaton
  • NVQ 2 or above, or equivalent
  • LDAF/LDQ induction units

 

 

Reports To: Registered Manager or Designate

Job Purpose: To support clients during the night and provide support/assistance if required

Key Tasks/Accountabilities:

  • Respond to and support clients during the night shift: by working within their individual guidelines: using and responding to monitoring aids.
  • Provide personal care to clients.
  • Work in partnership with clients and all stakeholders involved positively in their lives.
  • Ensure that when working with clients that all current legislative, procedural and good practice guidelines are adhered to which promote the client’s freedom, choice and independence.
  • To use risk assessments to promote opportunities for the clients and increase their autonomy when ever possible.
  • To complete all allocated cleaning duties and record appropriately on completion 
  • To complete client archiving and allocated paper work.
  • To set up the paper work and client time tables for the day staff
  • To ensure that all documentation is completed in a person centred manner and adhering to data protection principles and other guidance.
  • To always contribute to the service positively and constructively.
  • To undertake any such duties assigned by the Registered Manager or Designate for the clients or service.

 

(This job description is not intended to be a complete list of duties; it may be amended from time to time. The job description will be discussed in full at interview & appointment).