Care & Support Worker - Nights - Kettering, Northamptonshire

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The role We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker Nights within a supported living scheme to provide outstanding levels of integrated, person centred care that meets the needs, aspirations and ambitions of the people we support. This supported living scheme has been developed by ourselves and brings a modern, fresh and vibrant atmosphere. Being a Support Worker means that you play a vital role in making a difference to people's lives by supporting them to lead an active, enjoyable and independent life. The ideal candidate We are looking for people who are passionate about supporting older people and/or people with a learning difficulties/impairments to live a fulfilling and independent life. You will have good communication skills and excellent attention to detail. You will need to have a flexible approach to the working hours (10pm to 7am) to meet the individual needs of the people we support, however we recognise that a work life balance is important so you will have one main place of work and you will be provided with a rolling rota that will be prepared well in advance. Experience of working within a caring/supporting environment is preferred but not essential as you will be provided with all of the training required. Qualifications Have or willing to work towards Health & Social Care Diploma (Level 2) Benefits In return for your hard work and commitment we will provide you with: 28 days annual leave 1 month full company sick pay followed by 1 month half company sick pay (with 3 unpaid waiting days) Guaranteed contracted hours Full induction including free training and paid shadowing Pension (employer contributions from 4% - 8%) An enhanced DBS check for each successful candidate (paid for by emh care & support) Average holiday pay Dedicated Team Leaders and Registered Manager About us emh care & support focus on putting people first. We provide excellent housing and support services for those with a learning difficulty, an impairment, mental ill health, or for other vulnerable people such as older people, victims of domestic violence and homeless people. Our work allows the people we support to live an enjoyable, independent life by advocating on their behalf, and by providing activities, support, and housing that match their needs. emh care & support are part of emh group which includes emh homes, Midlands Rural Housing and emh sharpes gardening services. Our vision is to be the best social housing and care business in the country, leading the market as service provider and employer. Our Values Our Values are important to us and we're looking for people who can help live our Values of Integrity, Diversity, Openness, Accountability, Clarity and Excellence. We are an Investors in People accredited organisation that offer a wide range of training and development opportunities. Please note: We reserve the right to close these vacancies prior to the application deadline once a sufficient number of applications have been received. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/91932865

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