Acacia Hall
Location
Friesthorpe, Lincolnshire
Department
Support Work Children
Advertising Salary
£10.18 to £10.51 per hour
Vacancy Type
Permanent

About The Role


NIGHT SUPPORT WORKER – CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE - ACACIA HALL 

We are recruiting for Night Support Workers to join our young people's care home Acacia Hall, near Lincoln and Market Rasen. Hours 19:30pm to 07:30am. Working a fixed 2 week rota. Generous holiday allowance. Training and development opportunities. 


About the position:


As a Night Support Worker, you will be key in helping young people with complex needs. This is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job.  You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results. Your ambition for the young people you support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential.


What will you be doing:


• Working with all levels of the Staff Team to safeguard our young people at all time.
• Participating in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events held within the home and wider community.
• Assisting with practical matters relating to care (cooking, cleaning etc.)
• Creating positive relationships with the young people and offering them unconditional dignity and respect.
• Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural and cultural needs of the young people.
• Continually maintaining accurate and clear record keeping.
• Ensuring that the needs of the young person are being met and reviewing and recording changes to those needs.
• Actively contributing to the development of the team. 


About You

Desired experience and qualifications:

  • A genuine passion for care and to be motivated by contributing to the progression of others.
  • A strong team player who can also work using their own initiative
  • A resilient personality whilst understanding the strength to seek support when needed
  • Satisfactory written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • A Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare (or equivalent) or a willingness to complete this qualification within a fixed timeframe.
  • A Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare (or equivalent) is desirable, however not essential.
  • Where you don’t hold a health and social care level 3/equivalent there is a willingness to complete a Level 3 qualification within a fixed (2-year max) timeframe which is fully funded through our quality ongoing training and development programme.

 

 

What you get in return:

  • A competitive starting salary which increases on the successful completion of your diploma.
  • Access to over 15,000 discounts through our blue light card discount scheme
  • Comprehensive training
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Career development opportunities for those that want them
  • Fully funded enhanced DBS


About Kisimul Group

Kisimul Group Ltd are a group of independent specialist schools and adult provisions providing exceptional residential care and award-winning education to children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe and complex learning difficulties, global development delay and associated challenging behaviour.


Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.


Kisimul is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all


All applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check. Kisimul Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.


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