Waking Night Support Worker

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  • Location:

    Somerset, England

  • Sector:

    Support Worker

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  • Salary:

    £9.54 - £10.54 per hour

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Willis

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

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Waking Night Support Worker

Would you like to join a brand new service, established by one of the UK's biggest Children's charities? Be a part of a dedicated, professing and caring team as a Waking Night Support Worker? If so, then this may be the next step for you and we'd love to hear from you today.

As a Waking Night Support Worker, you will work through the night from 9.30pm to 7.30am and support and ensure the safety of 4 children between the ages of 8 an 18 who have learning difficulties and minor challenging behaviours.

This is a brand new service and you will play an instrumental role in ensuring it adheres to OFSTED and Child Protection requirements, whilst supporting the children in all aspects of their care, this may include personal care and medication administration.

Ideally you will have experience as a support worker with either adults or children and be comfortable working alone during the night; albeit there will be a sleeping on-call staff.

Duties will include:

+ Supporting children should they wake during the night

+ reporting and recording of any children who wake in the night

+ Domestic duties in preparation for the day time

+ Administering medication should it be required

+ Maintaining and keeping up to date with any admin duties

This is a rewarding role where your support really matters and makes a difference to the lives of the young people. In return, you will be remunerated with the following:

+ Up to £10.54 per hour

+ 25 days holiday plus bank holiday

+ Contributory pension scheme

Please do get in touch to find out about this brand new service and position where full details will be given.