Holidays: Year 1 is 33 days, rising to 38 after 5 years
What are we looking for?
• We are recruiting for talented Night Support Workers for our children’s homes
• These are waking night positions and will work in our fantastic 2 and 4 bedroom homes on site at Cheadle Hulme near Manchester Airport, supporting individuals aged 3-18 years old.
• Experience working in a care setting with children or young adults with complex learning disabilities and communication, 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 (37.5 hours per week) or part time (30 hours per week) permanent roles and will involve providing care and support for our children and young people
• The roles will include personal care needs, mobility, nightly routine support, communication, independent living skills and learning.
• Some challenging behaviours may present, so candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment
What are the hours?
• The shift time is 9.45pm – 7.45am
• Full flexibility over 7 nights is required
• 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 (salary pro rata for 30 hours)
• Overtime is also available
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 runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School and a specialist College together with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.
We provide a caring 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
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 also have experience of: Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, SEN Assistant, Education Assistant, Supported Living Worker, Community Support Worker