Children's Night Support Worker

  • Location

    Cambridge, UK

  • Sector:

    Children & Younger Adults

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.41 - £9.39 per hour DOE + benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

  • Contact email:

    perms@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/3820/CNSW/CAMBRIDGE

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-30

  • Consultant:

    Amanda Wright

Children’s Night Support Worker, Cambridge

£8.41 - £9.39 per hour DOE

We are looking for a Children’s Support Worker close to the Cambridge area of Cambridgeshire. You would be joining a special Residential Home supporting children and young adults aged 9-19 living with cerebral palsy, autism, brain injuries and degenerative disorders. This job would be working nights.

This is only the start of your career you could be a Manager of the future!  We’re looking for someone to support our client’s amazing young people grow and flourish. Be part of a school that provides education, care and therapeutic support for young people who have severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties. The organisation was founded by a CEO who is a passionate advocate for children & young adults with learning difficulties. When he set up his company, he founded it saying “Things can be done better. We can make a difference.”

What does the role involve?

As their Support Worker you will provide the highest standard of care for the young people including assisting them to get ready for bed in the evening and encourage a healthy sleeping pattern. You will regularly check on them during regular intervals and ensure their safety and well-being. You will also help in quitter periods with light housekeeping duties such as keeping the home tidy. In the morning, you will help the young people get up and get ready for their day.  

  • £8.41 - £9.39 per hour DOE and qualifications;
  • Full time hours, 39 hours per week; 
  • Shift times - 8.45pm-8:15am, 4-week rota
  • Additional £2,730 per annum on top of salary for doing nights;
  • Generous benefits package, including high street discounts and childcare vouchers.
  • Funding and support to achieve NVQ Level 3 Children and Young Peoples’ workforce;
  • Fantastic career progression and ongoing training.

What experience is required?

It is extremely desirable that you have experience working with children/young adults with learning/physical disabilities, mental health conditions or brain injuries, but not essential. It is essential that you have a real passion to build relationships and support the young people you would work with.

If you are excited by this amazing job opportunity, we would love to hear from you. We are proud to recruit for the Social Care Sector and when you click on apply, one of our friendly careers advisors will contact you to discuss this in more detail. We only employ experts, so you can always rely on us to look after you during your career change.

This role is commutable from Stevenage (27mins), Cambridge (32 mins), Royston (11 mins) and surrounding areas.