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Waking Night Support Worker

Posted 24 January by Safehands Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Safehands Recruitments are recruiting for a reputable organisation based in Tewkesbury for Waking Night Support Workers to work with children.

You will play an integral part of a multi- professional team caring for children and young adults aged between 6-16 years with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties.

NVQ training is available up to and including Level 3 along with a comprehensive training and induction programme to support your development within the organisation. This is a full time permanent vacancy paying between £8.75- £9.25 per hour dependant on experience. Working hours are 21:30-0800am

Responsibilities of Waking Night Support Worker:

• Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self-help and independence in line with care plans
• Assisting the administration of medication
• Supporting the clients education including attending school and completing homework
• Assisting with domestic duties
• Working closely with teaching staff, social workers and external professionals in a professional manner
• Supporting clients to access the community
• Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner
• Undertake regular sleep in duties
• Participate in regular review meetings and risk assessments
• Attend and contribute to team meetings
• Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner
• To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company policies and procedures
• Promote in dependence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients
• Maintain confidentiality at all times
• Report any concerns that may indicate safety and wellbeing is being compromised
• To undertake all mandatory training in line with company policies and procedures

Person Specification for Waking Night Support Worker:

• Due to the location of the business and shift patterns, all applicants must hold a full driving licence and have access to their own vehicles
• Staff must be flexible with shift patterns
• You must be confident and competent when support clients with challenging behaviour
• Training to NVQ standard would be advantageous but not essential as training is provided
• Experience within a Health and Social Care would be advantageous but not essential
• All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencing
• This is a full time permanent vacancy based within the Gloucestershire area


• Discount child care vouchers
• Bonus' based on attendance
• Sleep ins paid at an hourly rate
• Access to National Diploma level 3
• Access to fantastic career progression

Don't miss out on being rewarded with amazing job satisfaction and feeling part of a community. This leading healthcare provider based in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire is passionate about offering the best service to both staff and clients. So apply today!

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to yourself please apply immediately or call the permanent recruitment team on , alternatively email your CV to

Reference: 34304027

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