Waking Night Support Worker - Learning Disabilities HREX74304

Stockport, Manchester & Bolton
£16,548 per annum
29 Nov 2018
27 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About Us

At the Together Trust we believe everybody deserves an equal chance in life. There are no exceptions. We provide a wide range of support services including fostering, residential, community and family support. We also provide specialist educational support through our schools and colleges.

A number of our permanent, short breaks and shared care services are now looking for waking night support workers. We have current vacancies in Stockport, Manchester and Bolton. You will be supporting our young people who have learning difficulties, Autism spectrum conditions and other complex needs.

As our Residential Waking Night Support Worker…

You will support children aged 5 – 18 years of age, being a positive and supportive role model and encouraging confidence, self-esteem and essential life skills.

Waking night staff support the children and young people throughout the night with complex bedtime routines they do this with the person-centred specialist support provided by our day teams. This includes supporting our young people with ASC and associated difficulties which may include; personal care, administration of medication, and supporting them with their morning routines. You will also be expected to complete some administration / report writing, light housework and may undertake shifts of lone working.

About You

So if you are caring, passionate and looking to make a real difference in a child’s life, then this could be the role for you!

Experience is essential – experience of working with children with physical and learning disabilities would be a distinct advantage. We also ask that you are willing to complete QCF Level 3 in Caring for Young People within a residential setting if you do not already hold this. As our teams offer 24/7 support you will need to be flexible and willing to work shifts (weekends and potentially providing support on the young people’s annual holiday).

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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