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Night Support Worker

Reference

PRI54588

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,142.82 per annum

Hours

37 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed staff in the sector.

Strathmore College are currently seeking a Night Support worker to join their team.

To get you off to the best start with us, we are offering a £250 bonus when you first start your new role, and a further £250 upon completion of your probationary period.*

Duties will include:

  • Undertake general domestic and workplace duties during the night (tidying, cleaning, laundry work, cooking etc)
  • 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
  • Meet the needs of learners by following support and safety plans and risk assessments
  • Assist management in any aspect of learner training and care, or any other task deemed necessary to promote the interests and welfare of learners
  • Attend and follow the procedure for staff meetings
  • Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably requested by the Principal or their delegate
  • Have knowledge of and carry out all necessary emergency procedures as for fire, accident etc.
  • Undertake any training course or ‘in-house’ training considered beneficial or necessary to the role
  • Assist management in any aspect of learner development and care, or any other task deemed necessary to promote the interests and welfare of learners
  • Report and record all exceptions – act, incidents and results that do not comply fully with Plans, Policies, Procedures and Quality Standards.

At Aspris, we are dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of the children and young people within our homes, and always celebrate uniqueness and diversity.

Our homes are part of a large children’s group with a national footprint offering significant development, support and progression opportunities. We also operate a fostering service and a number of high quality specialist schools in both the UK and the Middle East. 

Your Benefits

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

Strathmore College is a residential and day college in Stoke on Trent.  The college provides for learners 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.

Aspris 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 the Disclosure & Barring Service.

* this will be pro-rata for part time roles. Current employees are not eligible.

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

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

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

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Job Description

Night_Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

31/10/2021