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Night Support Worker

Taunton, UK

Job Type

34.5 hours per week


Ivy View

Pay Rate

£141.38 per night

Job Description

You are required to remain awake and alert throughout your entire night shift, to effectively

deal with any incidents and /or be responsive to the needs of the residents.

You will support the residents living in the home, helping to ensure that their person centred

plan is fulfilled. You will be responsive to the individual needs and aspirations of the residents,

at all times using a gentle, non-confrontational, model of care, liaising with relatives, friends

and professionals.

You will adhere to high standards of care practice maintaining the provision and promotion of

a safe, supporting and nurturing environment.

You will support the home, ensuring that the aims and objectives of the organisation are met,

in line with the homes and legislative policies and procedures.

You will take a proactive stance in personal development working to achieve care qualifications, whilst furthering your knowledge and enhancing your skills, in line with organisational requirements and essential standards.


Essential Attributes:

  • Polite

  • Empathetic

  • Friendly

  • Caring

  • Approachable

  • Reliable

  • Honest

  • Outgoing personality

  • Good sense of humour

  • To communicate and listen and relay correct information

  • To be able to work as part of a team and also use own initiative when lone working

  • Basic numeracy

  • Ability to communicate in written and spoken English

  • Able to work on a shift pattern, including early starts, late finishes, weekend and public holidays

Desirable Attributes:

  • Understanding and application of duties and responsibilities of a care role

  • Experience within a residential care setting, preferably learning disability

  • Care related qualification, e.g. NVQ in Health and Social Care

About the Company

Cream Care provides bespoke residential and supported living provision for those with a range of complex needs, primarily with a profound physical disability and / or learning difficulties. Whilst we do not provide registered nursing accommodation, we are able to support with a range of clinical needs such as the management of PEG’s, stoma care and complex physiotherapy interventions.

Since its creation in 2006, the aim of Cream Care has been to provide opportunity for development and growth, overcoming barriers in order to support people to realise their goals, wishes and aspirations.

We achieve this by putting the person at the centre of the planning process, working with them and their representatives to deliver the care and support that is right for them.

We recognise that we are privileged to be trusted enablers and advocates for people whose voices and choices are not always recognised.

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