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Waking Night Support Worker

Reference

PRI42975

Location

The Gatehouse, Near Tadley, Hampshire

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£14,617.59 per annum

Hours

27.75 hours per week (3 nights per week 22:00 - 07:15)

Job Advert Role Description

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. Set in a semi-rural location within four acres of beautifully mature grounds.

Part of the Priory’s specialist Education Service, The Gatehouse is a residential home on the grounds of Tadley Court School.

Set in a semi-rural location within four acres of beautifully mature grounds,  specialising in the care and education of pupils between the ages of 5 to 19, who are diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum with associated learning difficulties. Children may also have challenging behaviour as a result of their communication difficulties and lack of social understanding.

Within our safe, structured and predictable environment, pupils will develop the skills needed to live as independently as possible, so that they are able to enjoy their lives and make real life choices as they reach adulthood.

Are you ready to make a real and lasting difference? Would you like to be part of a team committed to ensuring that our children and young people achieve their full potential?

If so, the role of Night Waking Officer could be right for you.

As a Night Waking Officer you will have responsibility to ensure that the children and young people in your care are safe.

This is a waking night (3 nights), 52 week post. It requires staff to be alert and observant at all times. In addition to regular checks on the children and young people you will be assigned additional tasks which might include administration and laundry.

What we'd like from you:

  • Emotional resilience
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness
  • A strong 'can do' attitude
  • Effective communication skills
  • Previous experience in a special needs environment would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that they possess the skills required to be successful and a desire to learn

 

What we'd like to give you:

  • Comprehensive Induction and commitment to training & development
  • Guidance, support and the benefit of being part of a strong and focussed team
  • Pension
  • Just Drive Scheme
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Retail rewards scheme

If you would like to find out more or if you have specific questions to ask before making an application please contact Dianne Price, School Business Manager on 07795 636193.  

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form fully as we cannot short list from a C.V.   

Division DBS info

References

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 may be requested prior to interview for 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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Job Description

Night_Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

31/12/2020