Waking Nights Care Worker Vacancies

£8.21-£8.45 per hour
Full Time Permanent 40 hour Contract
Excellent Terms and Conditions

L’Arche has an exciting opportunity for Care Workers to join the team in Liverpool.

We have an exciting opportunity to work in L7 supporting people with learning disabilities in their own home.

We are looking for Care Workers who are passionate about working with People with Learning Disabilities. We want people who are honest, have integrity, are hardworking, promote dignity, respect and equality who have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, ability and willingness to work in a busy environment.

We want people who will work and live in accordance with the values of L'Arche where each person is valued and encouraged to build relationships with one another and to develop their own potential for growth.

What we offer:

· 28 days paid holiday (including bank holidays) given in the first year, rising to 33 days in the second year

· Essential Medical care courses (where required).

· Guaranteed Contracted Hours + Paid Over Time

· Travel time and mileage paid between sites

· A Full two weeks paid Induction &Shadowing & training

· Excellent employee support and benefits

· DBS paid for

· QCF Level 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care supported

· Career progression and personal development opportunities

The Care Worker roles involve:

· Providing help with all aspects of personal care

· Providing support with all aspects of end of life care and dementia

· Accompanying people to social activities e.g. visiting family/friends, walks, cinema/theatre, meals out, reading etc.

· Monitoring progress and recording notes on daily record sheets relating to each visit

· Providing consistent, person centred support that meets the individual needs of each service user

Essential Skills, Experience & Attitude:

· Experience of in working with adults who have learning/multiple disabilities living in the community is desirable.

· Experience of working within a Nursing Home or Hospital setting and/or busy environment of care provider.

· Physically fit and able to undertake safe manual handling practices

· Good verbal and written communication skills.

· Observant and sensitive to a Service User’s needs.

· Ability to liaise with outside agencies and other professionals.

· Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team

· Able to work any waking night shift from 10pm – 10am / 8pm – 8am including bank holidays, weekends and so on.

· Knowledge of food hygiene/manual handling/health & safety standards and practices

Although grounded in the Christian tradition, L'Arche Communities welcome people of all faiths and none: our vision is a world where all belong.

If you feel you have the passion and drive to join our team please email: [email protected] today to become one of our Waking Night Care Workers.

The successful applicants will be subject to 2 references and a fully enhanced DBS. Confirmation in post is also dependent on successful completion of the probationary period and all required training.

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