Senior Night Support Worker – Children’s home
Salary £19,164 - £21,294 per annum + benefits
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Type: Permanent position, 52 weeks per year
Holiday Entitlement: Year 1: 33 days (247.5 hours) inclusive of bank holidays
Close date: 25 February
Interviews: 28th February & 1st March (day time interviews)
Here at Seashell Trust we provide care for children and young people (up to 25 years old) with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties and disabilities, sensory impairment and communication disorders and autism.
We are recruiting for a Senior Night Residential Support Worker to join our children’s homes as part of our waking nights team in this newly created opportunity.The role will involve:
- The role will work in our fantastic 2 and 4 bedroom purpose built homes on site at Cheadle Hulme near Manchester Airport
The role will act as senior on shift under the direction of the Night Leads and will support a small team of Night Support Workers
The role will also provide support to the individual children including personal care needs, supporting them in their routines, communication, independent skills and evening activities.
In addition, the Senior Night Support Worker will be required to support and co-ordinate key workers, and in the absence of the Night Lead will lead the shift for short periods of time.
Some challenging behaviours may present, so candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and qualified Support Worker with supervisory skills to progress their career and make a real difference.
The role operates on a rotating shift pattern over 7 days, so full flexibility over 7 days is required
The night shift is 9.45pm – 07.45am
The role will work every other weekend
Level 3 qualification Health & Social Care or related discipline
Previous experience in a care setting, ideally supporting people with complex needs
Previous experience mentoring and supervising team members
So, if you are looking for a new challenge in a rewarding role then please apply ASAP!
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.
About Seashell Trust
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.
At Seashell Trust we strive to deliver excellence by enhancing the communication skills, social skills, and overall independence and quality of life for our children and young people.
We provide an excellent care environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of our children and young adults.
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.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.