Family Support Respite Workers

Bradford, West Yorkshire
£20,541 - £23,866 per annum
13 Jun 2019
09 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Children’s Services

Children’s Social Care

Family Support Respite Worker Waking Nights

4 x 35 hours per week (waking night post)

Family Support Respite Worker Days

4 x 35 hours

Band 7 + 1:  SCP 21 - 26 £20,541 - £23,866 pa  Bar at SCP 25 (£23,111) (pro rata for part time posts)

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert, outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the teams at Clockhouse and Wedgewood respite in our learning disabilities specialist provision. The homes care for children and young people with complex health and learning disabilities. This includes:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Profound multiple learning disabilities
  • Profound multiple physical disabilities

Some young people, due to their disabilities, may present behaviours that challenge and or have complex health needs requiring specialist additional training and support

Wedgewood and Clockhouse offer residential short break services across the whole of the district. These include overnight stays, holiday day care and after school visits. Offering activities and stimulation within the community and the homes your role would support and enhance the young people’s time away from their family home.

The successful candidates

  • Must have NVQ level 3 in care of children and young people
  • To be able to undertake waking night duties, this includes over weekends and school holidays as appropriate
  • Have basic understanding of IT and computer systems
  • Be willing and able to undertake training and development as part of the role
  • Have experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Have the ability to use electronic systems.
  • Have the ability to nurture and support the children and young people ensuring the environment is clean and their needs are fully met.
  • Have the willingness to undertake training and development
  • Under take mandatory and specialist training required for the role

An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure & Barring Service will be undertaken for this post.

This post will be recruited via the Warner process, which means there will be a safeguarding interview as well as a formal interview and extensive checks.

Click apply below for further information and to download an application pack! 

Closing Date: 9th July 2019