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Support Worker - Waking Nights

  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £17493 - £20141 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Watts

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:


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  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Watts RGN

We are recruiting for Waking Night Support Workers to join a special Educational Residential School in the heart of Bristol. The service provides on-site residential care and education for students aged between 5 to 19 with severe and complex difficulties (PMLD, SLD) including physical and sensory needs.

About the Role

  • Various contracts available, 30 and 41 hour contracts
  • Rate of Pay: £17,493 - £20,141 per annum DoE
  • £15 allowance also payable
  • Permanent, full time & part time available
  • Career progression & development opportunities

About the School

The aim of the school has the aim to empower and improve the children and young people they provide care for; they achieve this by aiming to progressing all of the students in various areas that include, self-care, communication, community engagement decision making and emotional resilience.

The school has recently undergone a new redevelopment which has improved the living and learning environments, which have been specifically to meet the individuals complex needs of the people of they support.

The role

We are looking for like-minded people to join our team in supporting the lives of the children and young people we support in a diverse and positive environment. Your role as Waking Night Support Worker you will be responsible of the development of the children and young people whilst developing a trusting relationship with time which puts their health, safety and welfare first. The role will provide appropriate physical and emotional support to children and young adults within residential and education/learning environments and with off-site activities.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Enable the children to meet their needs and encourage them to achieve ongoing development and growth
  • Support learning and independence
  • Assist to promote a safe homely environment that reflect the children's interests
  • Comply with quality standards and follow Safeguarding legislation whilst developing own practice

Please note that NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent is preferred, all candidates must have a full UK driving licence


Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance
  • Pension plan
  • High street discounts
  • Child care vouchers
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Paid Holiday
  • Training and Development

To register your interest for this role, please apply with your CV via this ad.

Alternatively you can call Alexandra for a confidential chat on 029 21 660 880.

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