Brook Street

Waking Night Support Worker - Children

Brook Street
Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
£16,640 - £18,200 per annum + Benefits
01 Jun 2018
29 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A well established Education and Residential Children Services are recruiting for Waking Night Support Workers for their 2 residential Children`s home. One of the homes is a 6 bed home in Pilning, Bristol and the other home is a 4 bed home in Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire (you will have to be flexible to work at either homes sometimes). You will be supporting children & young people between the ages of 8 - 19 year olds who have either come from abuse, neglected backgrounds or they have ASD (Autism) and Aspergers who have associated co-morbidities such as self harm, EBD, ADHD who will display challenging behaviour (more verbal).

Main Job Role:

  • Support with morning and bedtime routines
  • Cleaning and prep through the night
  • Being on hand if children wake up
  • Paperwork / admin duties
  • Ensuring safety and wellbeing of children throughout the night
  • Implementing PRICE model of positive behaviour support

Qualifying candidates:

  • Experience working with autism and/or learning disabilities (Adults or children)
  • Must be 21 years old or over
  • Must be a car driver with your own car
  • To get the higher end of the salary, you MUST have a qualification to work in children residential care home.

We accept the following qualifications: Diploma / NVQ / QCF level 3 in:

  • Children & Young People`s Workforce
  • Health & Social Care in Children
  • Health & Social Care in Social Care Pathway
  • Caring for children & young people
  • Residential childcare

WE DO NOT accept Health and social care in Adults.

Contract / Terms:

  • Salary is £4,160 - £18,200 per annum = £8 - £8 an hour
  • Shifts will be 10pm till 8am
  • Contracts available: 10, 20, 30 and 40 hours a week

Benefits (pro rota):

  • Excellent induction, training and development programme (Manager is a PRICE instructor so you will receive this training along with full 2 week induction)
  • Online staff discounts from a range of benefits (Highstreet discounts & Child care vouchers)
  • Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
  •  Career progression - this is an exciting time to join as there are a number of progression opportunities imminent, due to the opening of several new homes
  • Further qualification training support
  • Life assurance
  • Up to 6 weeks paid holiday
  • Pension scheme

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on 0117 9221130 or email your CV with the job reference number to: - thank you and good luck with your job search

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