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Night Support Worker




Strathmore College, Bellringer Road, Trentham Lakes South, Stoke on Trent, ST4 8LJ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£16,200.08 per annum


37 hours per week - working between 10pm - 8am

Job Advert Role Description

Strathmore College are looking for Waking Night Support Workers to join their team.  The successful candidate will provide high standards of person-centred support and overnight care to our young people.

Strathmore College is a residential and day college in Stoke-on-Trent.  The college provides education provision for young people aged 16-25 years who have learning difficulties, emotional, social and behavioural difficulties/disability.  The cohort of learners’ needs include mild to severe learning difficulty/disability, Downs Syndrome, Autistic Spectrum Conditions, speech and language difficulties coupled with other health related, mental or physical difficulties.  The learner’s needs are increasingly more complex, with a number of learners who were NEET and those who were finding engaging in education and learning challenging. The College uses meaningful, practical learning activities to engage and motivate learners.

This role will assist in providing the best possible environment in which the educational, support and developmental needs of individual learners can be met. As a Waking Night Support Worker, you will have responsibility to ensure that the children and young people in your care are safe along with housekeeping and administration.

Our rota is a structured 2 week rolling rota, with every other weekend off.

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure safeguarding of learners at all times
  • Monitor and maintain domestic standards of the workplace to include tidying, cleaning, laundry work and cooking
  • Support learners to achieve their aims and aspirations in the wider learning experiences
  • Establish a good relationship with learners by using language and other communication skills that learners can understand and relate to
  • Encourage and enable learners to make informed choices in their lives and assist them in working through the consequences and taking responsibility for their behaviour

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • SMART Pension option
  • Health Cash Plan

For further information or an informal chat please call Kelly Blackband on 01782 647380.

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.

Division DBS info


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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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