Night Staff

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent part-time, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1374004

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Night Staff based in Banbridge.

Abbeyfield & Wesley

JOB DESCRIPTION

NIGHT STAFF – SLEEPING DUTIES

•             2 – 3 nights per week

•             £27 sleepover allowance

1.       PURPOSE

Night staff on sleeping duties have an important role in the success and happiness of the house, as they provide residents with support and a sense of security.

2.       MAIN DUTIES

          You are expected to:

  • Sleep over in the house (in the accommodation provided or off-site where appropriate and approved by the Chief Executive) and respond with reassurance and appropriate assistance to calls from residents
  • Check the house to ensure it is safe and secure
  • Prepare and serve simple snacks
  • Keep simple records e.g. an incident book
  • Be prepared to cope with general emergencies that may occur from time to time, which may involve making emergency calls for medical assistance or to volunteers and family members
  • Help create a supportive, homely and secure environment for the residents and have regard for their welfare at all times

 3.       LINE MANAGEMENT

  • Accountable to the House Manager or in their absence to the Relief House Manager or the Area Manager.

 4.       PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

  • Common sense
  • Good communication skills
  • An understanding of the needs of older people
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to keep simple records
  • First aid qualification, or willingness to achieve this qualification

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below and forward your CV.

Closing Date: 23rd November 2018