Learning disability waking night support worker - Kingswood Care & Support - Working for Essex
Salary: £9.70 to £9.95 per hour
Closing date: 13 Jul 2022
Location: Canvey Island
Hours: Part-time
Req ID: 8060
Role: Social Care
About the role

Learning disability waking night support worker - Kingswood Care & Support

Permanent, Part Time

£9.70 to £9.95 per hour

Location: Canvey Island

Closing Date: 13th July 2022

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Kingswood Care & Support to recruit waking night staff for their supported living accommodation ‘The Beeches’ situated on Canvey Island.

This is a part time role working three 10pm to 7am shifts per week.

Kingswood Care & Support was established in 1998 to support adults living with learning disabilities to lead full and rewarding lives. At Kingswood Care & Support they believe providing a person-centred approach is key to stimulating safe and meaningful lives for individuals. Those who live within their residential homes are encouraged to go to work, attend social clubs and cook and clean for themselves. Residents take part in several activities including ice skating, horse riding, bowling, cinema trips and holidays.

There are 5 homes supported by Kingswood Care & Support: Acorn House, The Beeches, Cedar House, The Oakes, and Willow Bay. The homes are occupied by a small number of residents living with learning difficulties or other complex needs.

As a waking night support worker, you will provide a high standard of care and support to clients, promoting their independence and ensuring they have the best quality of life.


  •  Supporting people in all aspects of their personal care
  • Light household duties i.e., domestic cleaning and laundry
  • Monitoring residents’ wellbeing throughout the night
  • Ensuring that the personal values, wishes and aspirations of people are respected, and that people are supported in maintaining dignity and respect in all areas of their lives


  • Social and rewarding working environment
  •  Casual dress
  •  Contractual job security
  •  Employer pension contributions
  •  28 days annual leave (awarded on pro rata basis)
  •  Training, development, and supervision opportunities relevant to current skills and experience
  • Pay enhancements for some bank holidays and work locations

Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Kingswood Care & Support and if successful you will be employed by Kingswood Care & Support

As part of employment should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

Kingswood Care & Support is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors, and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm, or exploitation.

Kingswood Care & Support applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful, you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

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If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact Care.Recruitment@essex.gov.uk