Night Support/Care Workers – Children’s homes
Cheadle Hulme, near Handforth, SK8 6RQ
Salary range: £16,909 - £18,788 +benefits + overtime
Holidays: Year 1 is 33 days, rising to 38 including bank holidays after 5 years
What are we looking for?
We are enjoying a positive growth with an increase in residential placements so we are recruiting for talented Night Residential Support / Care Workers for our young adult’s homes who ideally have a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care. These are waking nights positions and will work in our fantastic 4 bedroom homes on site at Cheadle Hulme near Handforth, supporting individuals aged 18 – 25 years old. Experience working in a care setting with young adults with complex learning disabilities and communication, behavioural and sensory impairments is preferred but not essential.
What are the roles?
These are full time permanent roles and will involve providing care and support for our young people including personal care needs, mobility, daily routine support, communication, independent living skills and learning. Some challenging behaviours may present, so similar experience is preferred but not essential.
What are the hours?
• Full flexibility over 7 nights required (37.5 hours per week)
• The shift time is 9..45pm – 7.45am
• The roles operate on a rotating shift pattern and include working every other weekend
What are the benefits?
Pension scheme, on site gym, employee assistance programme, online retail and leisure discounts, doggy day care/grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!
We offer good career development opportunities with performance related pay to progress your salary depending on qualifications, training and experience.
Who are we?
Seashell Trust is a national charity supporting children and young adults with complex learning disabilities and additional communication needs from across the UK. We provide care and education, for children and young people aged between 3-25 years, in our homes, at our school and college and through our short breaks services.
We provide an environment that is safeguarded and 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 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.