Night Support Worker

  • Location

    Wimborne, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Children & Younger Adults, Mental Health

  • 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/NSW/WIMBORNE

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-28

  • Consultant:

    Amanda Wright

We are looking for a Night Support Worker (Young Adults) close to the Wimborne area of Dorset. This job will be working night shifts.

This job is commutable from Wimborne (25 mins), Bournemouth (32 mins), Salisbury (26 mins), Poole (34 mins), Ringwood (20 mins), Alderholt (9 mins) and surrounding areas.

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 specialist school, set up to be a haven for young people aged 16-25 with a range of diagnoses such as ASD, anxiety and other mental health conditions. The school is 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 a Support Worker do?

A Night Support Worker role is crucial in ensuring that all the young people receive a high standard of care during the evening and at night in a safe, fun and homely environment. You will be pivotal in ensuring that a healthy sleep pattern is maintained. This will also include supporting our young people to engage in activities such as going to the cinema, bowling or to local events as well as supporting with their shopping, cooking and keeping their personal spaces clean and tidy.

  • £8.41 - £9.39 per hour (£17,493 - £19,531 per annum) DOE;
  • £15-night allowance;
  • Full time hours, 43.75 hours per week. Part-time shifts also available;
  • Generous benefits package, including high street discounts and child care vouchers.
  • Fantastic career progression and ongoing training.

What experience do I need to be a young adult Support Worker?

It is an advantage if you have experience working/living with young adults or have personal experience of working with people with learning disabilities. You will ideally hold an NVQ level 3 as mentioned above. However, full training is provided so not essential.

This is a rewarding role, you will be helping a young person grow up into the person they want to be and positively making a difference in their lives.

Do you believe things can be done differently? Every child deserves to be encouraged to be the best they can be! Do you want a job that is not only a career, but is so rewarding, make a difference every day!  If this excites you or you are still not sure, don’t worry, click on apply and one of our wonderful career advisers will give you a call to talk you through this amazing opportunity.