Night Support Worker – Young Adults Home
£22,523 - £23,961 a year
Description: Permanent, Full-time
Type: Night shift Weekend availability
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ
Salary: £22,523 - £23,242 a year
Seashell is a charity dedicated to providing a creative, happy, and secure
environment for children and young people with complex needs and additional
communication challenges from across the UK. We have 17 purpose-built home-from-home,
four bedroomed houses for children and young people who need residential
support. We can provide 24-hour care, weekly and termly boarding, and 52-week
placement for individuals aged 3-25 years. This opportunity is to support our
children who are between 19-25 years old. All our homes are based on our one site.
Our new Night Support Worker will support our Residential Care team for Young Adults and will work with shift leads/seniors and associated staff teams in promoting quality sleep for our young adults; and when awake a safe, caring, and purposeful learning environment that will assist them to achieve their fullest potential.
Every day is different at Seashell. Some days are fun, and some days more challenging, requiring extra resilience. However, every shift is rewarding in the role of a Night Support Worker. We’re looking for flexibility, the ability to adapt quickly to change, and most importantly alignment with our values, which are integrity, involvement, and innovation.
The ideal candidate for this role is likely to be an experienced Support Worker looking for a new challenge within a friendly, development-focused team.
Some information about the role…
· Ability to support evening and morning routines and any care or support required through the night e.g. medication administration, personal care
· General house keeping experience
· Challenging behaviours will present in these roles, so to fully support our children, candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment
· Level 3 Health and Social Care (CCYP) – Level 5 Health & Social Care or equivalent (preferred but not essential)
· Good knowledge of CQC regulations and experience of implementing CQC Fundamental Quality Standards for Homes for young adults.
· Experience of working with young people with learning disabilities and complex needs.
· Experience of disability, mental health and autism spectrum conditions.
· Good written and verbal communication skills, ability to write and maintain reports and children / young people notes.
· Communicate effectively with parents/staff/other professionals.
· Flexible approach to work to work to work a day shift to meet with other operational staff.
Just some of the benefits of working for Seashell…
- Access to private healthcare
- Free, on-site parking
- Ongoing access to training courses & professional development
- Cycle to work scheme (with loan)
- On-site gym, swimming pool & fitness classes
- Employee assistance, wellbeing programmes & access to free counselling
- Physiotherapy support
- Company pension scheme