Vacancy Details

Residential Night Support Workers (waking nights)

Location:
Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ
Salary:
£15,773 - £17,584 + benefits
Expiry date:
30/06/2017
Details:

Residential Night Support Workers (waking nights)- Full Time
Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ
Salary range £15,617 - £17,410 + benefits
Hours: 9.45pm – 7.45am
Holiday Entitlement: Year 1 – 33 days (247.5 hours) inclusive of bank holidays rising to 38 days (285 hours)

Do you want to make a difference? Seashell Trust is an outstanding registered residential School and College for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.

We are recruiting talented and passionate Residential Night Support Workers for our waking nights support across our Children’s, Young People’s and also our Short Breaks/Respite Services (age range from 3-25 years old).

Hours

The waking night hours are 9.45pm – 7.45am
Full flexibility over 7 nights is required. Bank positions are also available (£9.29 per hour  - rate includes holiday pay).

Responsibilities

- ensure that the safety and individual needs of each child / young person are met over the night period
- personal care needs, supporting residents if they wake in the night
- communicating with residents and recording events/activities as required
- administration of medication (training provided)

Requirements

- GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above or level 2 equivalent in literacy and numeracy
- NVQ3 or above in a care related field is required for our Children's Service
- Previous experience within a care environment is preferred but not essential

- Experience supporting people with complex learning difficulties advantageous
- Good communication skills, and be PC literate.

Full Induction will be provided and training offered and we have a structured and clear salary scale depending on qualifications and experience to develop your career
Holiday Entitlement: Year 1 – 33 days (247.5 hours) inclusive of bank holidays rising to 38 days (285 hours)

Why join Seashell Trust?
We are part way through an exciting site redevelopment including completion of 17 state of the art new houses, a new school and sports facilities. We are also broadening our services e.g. Outreach, so as we develop and grow, so do our teams!
We provide an outstanding care environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of our students. As part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.
We value our employees and recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled and committed talent who share our vision and values!
We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.
This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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