Peters Dean are looking for night support workers to join our team in the Worthing to Brighton area. You will be based in our residential children's homes caring for young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Your main objectives as a Night Support Worker will be to:
• Remain awake and alert at all time in order to ensure the safety of the residents. • Update the residents’ care files ensuring all information is accurate and maintained. • Monitor residents who have additional medical and health needs. • Help with the practical running of the establishment, promoting hygiene and cleanliness in all areas of the house, assisting in washing up and laundry as part of the residents’ independent living skills. • Carry out security checks on the premises at regular intervals. • Keep the kitchen and communal areas clean and tidy. Laundry, washing, drying and ironing. • Keep an accurate record of all activity and log ready for handover in the morning. • Communicate with the day staff and handover appropriately for the day ahead.
You MUST have previous experience in the care industry.
Driving license preferred but not essential (being able to drive will give you more options for placement)
You must be 'thick skinned' and able to work under pressure.
If you’d like to know more please get in touch for an initial discussion.