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Night Support Worker (30 Hours A Week) - Challenging

  • Location:

    South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Education & Training, NHS and Healthcare, Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £15459 - £16988 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jeet

  • Contact email:

    Bristol@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BSC/514087_1539356624

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    11/11/2018

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

A well established Education and Residential Children Services are recruiting for Waking Night Support Workers for their 2 residential Children`s home. One of the homes is a 6 bed home in Pilning, Bristol and the other home is a 4 bed home in Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire (you will have to be flexible to work at either home sometimes). You will be supporting children & young people between the ages of 8 - 19 year olds who have either come from abuse, neglected backgrounds or they have ASD (Autism) and Aspergers who have associated co-morbidities such as self harm, EBD, ADHD who will display challenging behaviour (more verbal).

Main Job Role:
- This is a very challenging role as most clients will be very hard to work with (not listen, ignore instructions and become rude / abusive)
- Support with morning and bedtime routines
- Cleaning and prep through the night
- Being on hand if children wake up
- Paperwork / admin duties
- Ensuring safety and wellbeing of children throughout the night
- Implementing PRICE model of positive behaviour support

Qualifying candidates:
- Experience working with autism and/or learning disabilities (Adults or children)
- Must be 21 years old or over
- Must be a car driver with your own car
- To get the higher end of the salary, you MUST have a qualification to work in children residential care home. We accept the following qualifications: Diploma / NVQ / QCF level 3 in:
* Children & Young People`s Workforce
* Health & Social Care in Children
* Health & Social Care in Social Care Pathway
* Caring for children & young people
* Residential childcare
WE DO NOT accept Health and social care in Adults.

Contract / Terms:
- Salary is £15,459.60 - £16,988.40 per annum = £8.41 - £9.39 per hour (£13,119.60 - £14,648.40)
- You get extra £15 night allowance also payable = £2,340 extra a year
- Shifts will be 10pm till 8am
- Part time 30 hours a week

Benefits (pro rota):
- Excellent induction, training and development programme (Manager is a PRICE instructor so you will receive this training along with full 2 week induction)
- Online staff discounts from a range of benefits (Highstreet discounts & Child care vouchers)
- Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
- Career progression - this is an exciting time to join as there are a number of progression opportunities imminent, due to the opening of several new homes
- Further qualification training support
- Life assurance
- Up to 6.6 weeks paid holiday
- Pension scheme

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on 0117 9221130 or email your CV with the job reference number to: - thank you and good luck with your job search

Connect with me on:
Instagram: J33TS
Twitter: Jeet_JDKS
LinkedIn: Jeet Kaur-Sathi

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