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Support Worker - Waking Nights

Posted 7 March by Health & Ed Recruitment Ended

Health & Ed Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency with both temporary and permanent positions.

Health & Ed are looking for Night Support Worker to work within a 24 hour semi-independent unit based in East and West Sussex.

Waking Night staff duties include;

  • Health and Safety checks
  • Supervisory checks of the clients we support during the night
  • Keeping accurate records and reports, ensuring they remain up-to-date

Applicants should have positive role model attributes, as well as;

  • The ability to work as a team, as well as using your own initiative.
  • The confidence and the ability to react calmly in stressful difficult situations.
  • You must be competent, proactive and self-motivated; with the willingness to make a difference.
  • With the ability to be flexible, approachable and accessible.

Suitable candidates will have experience and/or knowledge in;

  • Supporting vulnerable young people
  • Understanding how to deal with challenging behaviour
  • Understanding substance use/abuse
  • Ability to be flexible, approachable and accessible


NVQ Level 3 Children and Young people Workforce or equivalent

An enhanced DBS Certificate (preferably registered with DBS Update Service)

Minimum one years’ experience working with young people 16+ with in a semi-independent setting

This post involves shift work Monday- Sunday and may include sleep-ins and waking nights.

Required skills

  • Reports
  • Safety
  • Young People
  • Difficult Situations
  • Support Workers

Reference: 34627320

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