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Night Support Worker - Children's Homes

Seashell Trust
Cheadle
£22,523 - £23,242 a year - Full-time

Location

Cheadle

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Free flu jabs
  • Free parking

Full job description

Night Support Worker – Children’s Homes

Type: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ

Salary: £22,523 - £23,242 DOE (+ benefits + overtime + weekend enhancements)

Seashell is a charity dedicated to providing a creative, happy, and secure environment for Children and young people with complex needs and additional communication challenges from across the UK. We have 17 purpose-built home-from-home, four bedroomed houses for children and young people who need residential support. We can provide 24-hour care, weekly and termly boarding, and 52-week placement for individuals aged 3-25 years. This opportunity is to support our Children who are aged between 4-19 years old. All our homes are based on our one site.

Our new Night Support Worker will support our Residential Care team for our Children and will work with shift leads/seniors and associated staff teams in promoting quality sleep for our Children; and when awake a safe, caring, and purposeful learning environment that will assist them to achieve their fullest potential.

About you…

Every day is different at Seashell. Some days are fun, and some days more challenging, requiring extra resilience. However, every shift is rewarding in the role of a Night Support Worker. We’re looking for flexibility, the ability to adapt quickly to change, and most importantly alignment with our values, which are integrity, involvement, and innovation.

The ideal candidate for this role is likely to be an experienced Support Worker looking for a new challenge within a friendly, development-focused team.

Some information about the role…

· Ability to support evening and morning routines and any care or support required through the night e.g. medication administration, personal care

· Typically shifts are 9:45pm – 7:45am

· General house keeping experience

· Challenging behaviours will present in these roles, so to fully support our children, candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment

· Level 3 Health and Social Care (CCYP) - Level 5 Health & Social Care or equivalent (preferred but not essential)

· Good knowledge of CQC regulations and experience of implementing CQC Fundamental Quality Standards for Homes for young adults.

· Experience of working with young people with learning disabilities and complex needs.

· Experience of disability, mental health and autism spectrum conditions.

· Good written and verbal communication skills, ability to write and maintain reports and children / young people notes.

· Communicate effectively with parents/staff/other professionals.

· Flexible approach to work to work to work a day shift to meet with other operational staff.

Just some of the benefits of working for Seashell…

  • Access to private healthcare
  • Free, on-site parking
  • Ongoing access to training courses & professional development
  • Cycle to work scheme (with loan)
  • On-site gym, swimming pool & fitness classes
  • Employee assistance, wellbeing programmes & access to free counselling
  • Physiotherapy support
  • Company pension scheme

About recruitment at Seashell…

Please upload your CV to apply. As per our Safer Recruitment procedure, you will be required to complete a Seashell Application Form as part of our recruitment process.

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 procedure, 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. We are an inclusive employer and welcome all applications.

Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview. If you require any reasonable adjustments for an interview, please highlight this to our Recruitment Team in advance.

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. Our vision is for the children and young people in our care to be safe, happy and to achieve the best possible outcomes so that they are valued and valuable members of their communities.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £22,523.00-£23,242.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free flu jabs
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount

Schedule:

  • Night shift

Application question(s):

  • Why do you want to work for the Seashell Trust within our Children's Homes?

Work Location: In person