Poplars in Mirfield is a 12-bed residential service for adults and young people with learning disabilities, complex needs, and behavioural support needs. The home is lively, vibrant, and no two days are ever the same! The team are highly skilled and able to support the adults with a range of meaningful activities and daily life skills.
As a night support worker, you will be responsible for ensuring the adults are kept safe overnight, providing personal care, supporting with activities, night time routines, and eating and drinking, you will also need to make sure paperwork is up to date and completed to a high standard. You will have support from the other night staff on duty, as well as an experienced senior support worker.
What we look for from our staff:
- Confidence – being self-assured, asking for help when you need it and challenging behaviour or practices that you feel are inappropriate or unsafe.
- Curiosity – being inquisitive and welcoming change, asking questions about the way that we do things and why, and putting yourself forward to try new things.
- Happiness – being cheerful and positive, bringing your best self to work and sharing your enthusiasm for life with the people we are here to support.
- Kindness – being caring and compassionate, reaching out to your colleagues if they look like they’re struggling, being an active member of the team and working together to achieve shared goals.
What we offer:
- A competitive salary and great pension scheme.
- Paid pre-employment training to give you a great head start.
- An employee rewards scheme with retail discounts and more.
- A comprehensive employee assistance program, including support for mental health, a company sick pay scheme, and a life insurance benefit.
- A fantastic, open, and supportive working environment.
- Training & Development opportunities to support your development.
- A wealth of opportunities to gain experience in a variety of skills.
To find out more, please call Nini Lovidge on 01924 490833 for an informal chat or via email on [email protected]
Hollybank Trust is committed to Safeguarding vulnerable people, and our Safer Recruitment process requires all employees to have an Enhanced DBS check and reference checks in line with our Recruitment policy. You will be asked to pay for your initial DBS check, but the cost of this will be reimbursed to you upon completion of your probation period.
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Hollybank Trust is a Disability Confident employer. We are actively working to recruit and retain people with disabilities and long-term health conditions into our work force. If you are an applicant who has a disability, you will be offered an interview if you meet the essential criteria for the job.