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Night Support Worker

  • Location:

    Alton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £15659 - £19500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nikki Hunt

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    January 2019

  • Consultant:

    Nikki Hunt

Night student Support Assistant Job


We are looking for Night Student Support Assistants to take responsibility as a member of the night staff team, for the care and security of all residential students overnight within a large trust.

As a member of the team you will be caring for the students and helping maintain the efficient running of the boarding houses.

Key Tasks:

To encourage the students to do as much as possible for themselves by guiding them and showing them what to do when necessary - Lead by example.

Helping the students to wash, dress and make their beds where possible

To help implement all aspects of individual care plans, including the administering of drugs and medication, in line with required Trust policy and procedures


To provide sympathetic advice about minor problems to do with living in a community

To help with washing, care and general maintenance

To help students eat at meal times in accordance to their individual care plans

To help students with their general cleanliness including washing, bathing and after toilet hygiene

To help students with bowel and urinary management

To support the trust in safeguarding and protecting the welfare of all students at all times

To comply with policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, health and safety, equality and diversity, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all and any concerns to an appropriate person

To maintain and develop own professional knowledge and understanding

To undertake any other such duties, general tasks and hours of work as may be reasonably required and any other responsibilities that may be delegated by your manager

Person specification:

Good standard of general education inc evidence of GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above (Or equivalent)

Hold or be willing to work towards a relevant level 2 or 3 qualification such as Health and Social Care, Children and Young People's Workforce Development, Supporting Teaching and learning or specialist support for teaching and learning.

Basic computer skills e.g Microsoft word

Good written and verbal communication skills

Able to understand or develop an understanding of the needs of the young people with a disability

Referral Bonus

At Vetro Recruitment we recognise that exceptional people always know other exceptional people, so why not earn £50 to £250 for referring them to Vetro Recruitment.

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 25 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

Vetro recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £15,659.00 to £19,500 Per Annum