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Waking Night Residential Support Worker

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Reference

PRI22523

Location

Children's Home, Gunnislake Oaks , Cornwall, PL18

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,654 rising to £18,498

Hours

37.5 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. 

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

 

Job Advert Role Description

 

Southern Peninsula Services are looking for Waking Night Residential Support Workers to join their team as they are opening at our home in Gunnislake . This is a 4 bedded primarily a home for those with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) situated in a lively Cornish town with access to rail and bus routes to Tavistock, Plymouth and beyond. The young people will be part of a modern “family” home with shared living areas, large garden and lovely views of the Tamar Valley.

As a Night 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 and other stakeholders, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in teaching them life skills.

 

What we’d like from you:

•           Excellent communication skills

•           Effective organisational capability

•           Great team player and the ability to remain calm under pressure

•           Flexibility and resilience to respond to the changing needs of those who we support

•           Strong “can do” attitude

Candidates must have either:

•           A Level 3 Diplomas in Children or Young People's Workforce or willingness to undertake this qualification within a robust timescale

 

What we’d like to give you:

  •  A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Travel Insurance
  • Computing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Reduced price Gym membership
  • Gourmet Society Card
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Priory Group Pension

 

The Priory Group has also launched Careers Pathways, which will provide you with opportunities to develop your skills, gain further qualifications and undertake apprenticeships for debt free training.

This role includes work weekends.

Salary will increase after sucessful completion of your probation period, Level 3 Diploma and the Induction, Growth and  Compentency Framework to £18,255. 

The home is located outside of the main town, so own transport is desired.

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

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

14/10/2018