Night Support/Care Workers – Children’s homes
Cheadle Hulme, near Handforth, SK8 6RQ
Salary range: £17,473 - £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 children’s and young people's homes.These are waking night positions and will work in our fantastic 4 bedroom homes on site at Cheadle Hulme near Handforth, supporting individuals aged 3-25 years old. Experience working in a care setting with children or young adults with complex learning disabilities andcommunication, behavioural and sensory impairments is preferred but not essential. Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care or QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare is advantageous.
What are the roles?
These are full time permanent roles and will involve providing care and support for our children and young people including personal care needs, mobility, nightly 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 is required
The shift time is 9.45pm – 7.45am
The roles operate on a rotating shift pattern and include working every other weekend
We can offer 30 hours per week (3 shifts) or 37.5 hours per week
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.
Candidates for these roles must be over 22 years of age to apply for this role due to the age range of the children and young people the roles will be supporting. (These roles are exempt from the Employment Equality (Age) Regulation 2006.)
You may have experience of the following: Residential Support Worker, Care Staff, Young People, Voluntary Sector, Residential Care Worker, Community Development, Social Care Worker, Community Services, NHS Support Worker, Care Assistant, Senior Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Nursery Nurse, etc.