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Residential Night Support Worker (Children & Young People)




Coxlease School, Clay Hill, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7DE

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£17,075.34 per annum


37.5 per week

Job Advert Role Description

We have Night Support Worker Opportunities within our Childrens’ homes. We have homes in Southampton, Lymington, Lyndhurst and New Milton. Please let us know in your application which children’s home you are interested in being considered for.

We offer a unique integration of education, care and therapy to young people aged 5 to 19 with complex needs, some of whom may also be on the autistic spectrum. All of the roles require passion and enthusiasm, excellent communications skills, high levels of self motivation and the necessary drive and commitment to support our young people to achieve.

You will be required to work approximately 8 shifts on a transparent 3 week rolling rota basis.

As a Residential Night Support Worker, you will be responsible for effectively supporting the delivery of care and education to all Young People, maintaining their welfare, well being and security through the night. Working as a team you will ensure the home is kept to a good standard in all aspects of house-keeping.

Experience of working in a Residential Childcare setting or working with young people with challenging behaviour is an advantage. We welcome applications from those with no experience but who are willing to train. All staff undertake relevant training leading to a nationally recognised Children, Young People & Families Practitioner Level 4 (previously Diploma Level 3)

You need to have held a driving licence for at least three years and have no more than six points.

Entry level salary is £17,075.34 per annum. Overtime is available too. 

  • To start as soon as possible shift on 4 shift off rolling shift pattern
  • Shifts run from 22:00pm until 08:00am
  • 33 days annual leave, company pension scheme plus a great benefits package
  • Comprehensive Training Package including scheduled ongoing face to face training and CPD planning
  • Funded Children, Young People & Families Practitioner Level 4 (previously Diploma Level 3) included as part of role
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services 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.



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.

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