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Bank Night Support Worker

Job Description


Vacancy based at Open Door Surgery, Albion Street, Grimsby DN32 7DL

Reference Number: 814-16-127

Bank Night Support Worker

Hours of work will be on an as and when required basis

£14,581 pro rata per annum

Open Door Care is a part of Care Plus Group. Open Door is a social business committed to ensuring that the people who are most vulnerable in society get the opportunity to access a range of health and care services and get the information, advice and services they need to improve their lives. The people who access Open Door could have one or a combination of barriers which stop them from accessing mainstream services – they could be living with addiction or substance misuse, leaving statutory care, be homeless, an ex-offender, an economic migrant, a sex worker or someone who has been banned from services as a result of using behaviour that challenge services.

We are looking for friendly, passionate and well organised individuals to join our expanding team of dedicated social care staff. You will work as part of a social care team on an as and when required basis assisting on the shop floor in befriending service users and becoming their companion as well as promoting Open door via social media and the voluntary sectors.

You do not require any particular qualifications or experience but will require an empathetic, friendly and proactive approach with a distinct interest in supporting and befriending vulnerable service users with complex needs such as substance abusers, homelessness and mental health issues. You will be required to be able to communicate effectively to ensure that the diverse needs of the client group are supported.

Full induction and ongoing training will be offered to successful candidates.

For further information and an informal discussion please contact Rob Baty on (01472) 722000.

Closing Date: 23 October 2016

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information, and the criteria required to fulfil the role.

Please note that any offer of a post is subject to pre-employment screening. The offer will also be provisional upon receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, of which the successful candidate will be responsible for payment.

We encourage all applicants to apply online via NHS Jobs. However, in exceptional circumstances, application forms are also available via email: ( Email address removed ) or by telephoning  ( Phone number removed ) /256752 (during office hours). Please note we do not accept CVs.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the closing date we regret that you have not been short listed on this occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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