We are currently looking for aChildren’s Residential Night Support Worker to join a children’s home based in Royston, Hertfordshire. The service provides education, care and therapeutic support for children and young people who have severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties resulting in complex learning needs.
Salary: £18,616 - £20,800 + Night Shift Allowance (dependant on experience and qualifications)
Location: Royston, Hertfordshire (SG8 postcode)
Hours: Full Time 4 Week Rota Pattern
Shift pattern: 14 shifts per 4 weeks - Average 40 hours per week - 8:45pm - 8:15am (will consider flexible shift patterns to suit the successful candidate)
Full training and continued support
Opportunity to study the Level 3 diploma in Residential Childcare which will be funded by us!
Part time hours available if required
Health cash back plan
Car lease scheme
Bike to work scheme
30 days’ holiday including bank holidays
Life assurance and pension
Providing exceptional high levels of care for our children and young adults
Assisting with getting them ready for bed which will include washing and changing
Encourage a healthy sleeping pattern where possible
Checking on the children and young adults at regular intervals throughout the night and dealing with any difficulties
Ensuring that medical needs are met at all times
Ensuring that the environment is safe, supportive, calm and happy
Ultimately, we are looking for people with a passion to build relationships and positively change the lives of young adults. So, whilst previous experience would be highly beneficial; it’s not essential. What’s more important is that you can demonstrate the right attitude to make a difference. This is a thoroughly rewarding role.
The successful candidate will display;
Willingness to learn and to go the extra mile
Ability to guide and encourage supportive independence when possible
Exceptional communication skills and patience
Resilient with a robust and positive nature
Ability to be creative in meeting the needs of the young adults or children’s needs
Ability to work on a rota pattern which will include working every other weekend
Can you deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to the young peoples lives?
If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click the ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.
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