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Night Support Worker

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Reference

PRI20340

Location

Children's Home, Upper Knowle, Bristol

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£19,115 per annum FTE

Hours

30 - 40 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Location Description

St. Martin’s Road is a stand-alone Registered Children’s Home located in Bristol that runs for 52 weeks of the year.  It is a service that specialises in working with young people who have a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Conditions and are likely to have a range of other complex needs including challenging behaviour.

The young people may well enter the home at a point of crisis in their lives.  As a result they are likely to display high levels of behaviours that challenge. 

Job Advert Role Description

As a Night Waking Support Worker you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible. Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital; experience however is not essential, providing you have a willingness to learn and the compassion and patience needed to support.

Supporting service users during the evening/night you will also carry out a number of admin and domestic tasks.  You will ensure that the residences are secure throughout the hours of 10pm – 8am. You will be alert and observant with regards to the well being of the service users and aware of the specific needs of service users with Asperger’s Syndrome. You will work as a member of the team, sharing and recording information as appropriate.

It is essential that applicants have either attained or are prepared to work towards Level 3 Children & Young People’s Workforce Diploma qualification.

St. Martin’s Road is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

 

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

 

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Let us know how we are doing, review us on Indeed  or Glassdoor by following these links

Glassdoor

https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-Priory-Group-EI_IE37118.11,23.htm

Indeed

https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Priory-Education

 

Job Description

Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

02/07/2018