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Senior Support Worker (Nights)

  • Location:

    Langford

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22566 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gareth Price

  • Contact email:

    gareth@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J864

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-20

  • Startdate:

    2020-06-21

I have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Support Worker at a service in Langford, Nottinghamshire which provides support for autism, learning disabilities, global developmental delay, and challenging behaviour in persons aged 8 to 16. The salary for this full time NIGHT SHIFTS role is £22,566 The shift pattern is 38.5 hours a week on a two week rolling rota: 5 nights one week, 2 nights the next week. 
The organisation is a long-established provider of quality education and care services to children and young adults, with reports across the board from OFSTED and CQC as good or excellent.
Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for helping the young people with their morning routine, supporting them whilst at school or with recreational activities.
You will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities on a daily basis which the young people can choose to participate in, including organised trips out, sensory rooms, soft play areas and getting involves with the animals on their on-site farm.
You will ensure that the young people are living as fulfilled a life as possible.
You will be providing personal care when needed or assisting with personal care, building positive and supportive relationships with the young people by meeting their individual physical, emotional and behavioural needs.
Requirements:
NVQ level 3 (Residential Child Care)
Experience working with children in care/Experience working with learning difficulties/Autism or people in a vulnerable situation.
Excellent communication Skills.
To be comfortable with personal care.
To have a passion for working with and caring for children and young people.
You must be prepared to undertake a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare within first two years of employment. There will be an uplift in salary of approximately £700 once complete
Applicants must not have any previous criminal cautions or convictions, nor any gaps in their employment history.
Benefits:
Overtime available
Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.
Pension
Life Assurance
Staff meals whilst on shift
Fully expensed off-site activities and trips to attend alongside our young people
Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them
Full funded DBS checks
**If this opportunity is of interest please click apply below with an up to date CV**