Waking Night Support Worker

Gloucester, Swindon
Posted 2 years ago

Your Lifestyle was established in 2009 to offer a wide range of Care and Support services. We aim, at all times, to provide high quality flexible services that maximise independence and promote adults and young people to reach their full potential.

Role Description

We have an opportunity for dedicated and passionate Support Workers to provide support to adults and young people with various needs to make a positive difference to their lives. You will be required to work waking nights between the hours of 9pm – 8am on a rota basis.

• This role will involve the supervision and monitoring of clients during the night which will require you to remain awake for the duration of your shift.

• To ensure the safety of the people we support during the night

• Accurately keep records up to date

• To maintain a high standard of housekeeping whilst client is asleep


• Care experience is desirable but not essential as full training is provided

• Waking Nights experience is desirable but not essential

• Relevant courses are desirable but not essential i.e. Health and Social Care, NVQ

• Enthusiastic, passionate and motivated

• Loyal and committed

• Good communication skills

• The ability to manage challenging situations

• An enhanced DBS check is required for all positions (fee paid by applicant and reimbursed after six months of employment).

Personal Qualities:

• Passionate about making a difference in people’s lives.

• Able to use own initiative

• Honest and reliable

• Loyal and committed


• Comprehensive training

• 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)

• Pension scheme

• Local discounts

Full-time and Part Time positions available at £8.50 an hour.

*An enhanced DBS will be required for successful candidates

*This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

* Due to the volume of applicants we receive we are only able to contact candidates that best match the requirements of the role. If you have not heard from us within 14 working days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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