Awake Night Support Worker Location: Peldon, Colchester, Essex Salary: £9.12 - £9.30 per hour Enhancements: Weekend £11.40 - £11.63 per hour, Bank Holidays £13.68 - £19.95 per hour Christmas / New Year £18.24 - £18.60 per hour Sleep in Allowance: £70.47 per night Hours: Part time 22 hours (2 shifts) per week Job ref: E348 This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-established regional charity. Autism Anglia provides ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment. You will provide night-time support in a supported living setting to people who are within the autistic spectrum, as well as completing cleaning and laundry night staff duties. You will be a flexible, positive, energetic and enthusiastic individual. Your main duties will include: Supporting individuals during the night within their home based at one of our supported living provision. Supporting individuals with evening and night time activities, personal care and administration of medication if required. Completing the night staff tasks, as per the rota, including cleaning, laundry duties and ironing. Maintaining accurate records and supporting risk assessments for the service user, attending best interest meetings and reviews if required. Producing support plans for night time needs. Experience: We need people who share our passion for making a difference and although experience of working with autism would be valuable, it is not essential for this role as full training will be given. Experience of working within care services or with individuals with an autistic spectrum condition – desirable Ability to react with sensitivity and empathy - essential Ability to maintain accurate records – essential HSC Level 2 – Care or equivalent, or the willingness to achieve this - essential It is essential that the successful applicant holds a full driving license. We have a clear pay progression structure and offer the following benefits: Extensive Induction and Learning & Development programmes, with nationally recognised qualifications; Job-related qualifications obtained during employment paid for by Autism Anglia (subject to conditions) 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) Additional holiday based on length of service Flexible working hours (where possible) for study and time off given for job-related exams Employee Referral Scheme Access to Spectrum Life Employee Assistance Programme, Wellbeing Tools, including counselling services & the Benefits Hub, which will give you access to lots of shopping and entertainment discounts, instant discounted gift cards and cashback Occupational Sick Pay (after 12 mths) Support & encouragement to progress and reach full potential within your chosen career Pension scheme Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Autism Anglia is positive about inclusion and welcomes applications from individuals who are able to meet the requirements of the job position and may wish to request flexible working or reasonable adjustments to support them. Click here for the Application Form and Job Description Internal applicants Apply Here In the first instance please send your CV and application form to [email protected] If no response is received within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. You are welcome to apply again for other positions.