Job Title: Waking Nights Support Worker
Job Type:Permanent (full-time and part-time hours available)
Salary:£8.21 - £8.93
Residential Specialist (Children and Young People with Autism and associated conditions and learning difficulties)
Our client is developing services in care and education for children and young people with a range of autism and associated conditions.
Our client is looking for an enthusiastic Waking Night Support Worker to join the team and to support our residents overnight. Ideally, we require individuals who have experience of working with children and young people with Learning Difficulties and associated challenges, although this isn't essential as training will be provided.
This role is a permanent night time role, working 12 hour shifts to provide overnight care and support for our residents. We offer flexible shift patterns (full and part time), which run over 7 days. A full-time role equates to 6 – 7 shifts per fortnight. The rota will be maintained in advance. Flexibility to travel and work shifts across multiple sites may be required.
To be considered for this role you must have an NVQ level 2 or 3 in Children and Young People. After the 6-month probation, you will be expected to commence studying towards a Level 3 NVQ in Residential Childcare.
If you join us with a Level 3 Diploma in Children & Young People or Residential Childcare, you will receive a huge £1000 welcome bonus. You will receive £250 after the completion of induction, £250 once you have passed your probationary period and the remaining £500 on your 12-month anniversary.
- Generous annual leave scheme with enhancements for service
- Generous Overtime Rates
- Personal Pension
- Life Insurance (after 12 months)
- In-house L&D team offering free ongoing training and support up to Foundation Degree level and beyond
- 2-week intensive induction and training in PRICE, PACE, Emergency First Aid etc.
- 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
- Money saving initiatives on cars and breakdown cover
ABOUT OUR CLIENT:
They are a leading provider of therapeutic, residential care, independent education and integrated clinical services for children and young people with multiple and complex needs with over 30 years’ experience. We deliver a portfolio of specialist service for young people ages 8 – 18+, from crisis and assessment placement, through to long-term placement and preparation for independent living.
THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS:
All applicants are required to complete an application form prior to attending interview, as part of our commitment to Safer Recruitment. In addition, successful applicants will be required to hold an enhanced plus barred DBS check (which we will pay for) and maintain a DBS update membership (again which we will pay for). Full employment references are also required, and comprehensive background checks completed.
Our Client is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.