Residential Night Care Worker (Children)

Recruiter
New Forest Care Ltd
Location
Southampton
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
13 Apr 2019
Closes
17 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Residential Night Care Worker (Children)

New Forest Care are currently looking for staff to work in our children’s homes situated in the New Forest and surrounding areas.

Location: Positions in the East Wellow Area, Nr Romsey, Hampshire
Salary: £17,076- £21,175 Depending on experience and qualification
Contract: Full time, permanent
Hours: 40 hours, two-week rota shift pattern;
Week 1: Mon, Tues, Sat & Sun
Week 2: Wed, Thurs & Fri

Are you enthusiastic, energetic, and self-motivated?

Do you have the ability to engage with children whilst giving them unconditional care and support?

Do you have good communication skills, the ability to work under pressure and provide creative solutions?

Can you work individually and as part of a successful team?

IF YOU THINK THE ABOVE DESCRIBES YOU THEN A CAREER WITH NEW FOREST CARE COULD BE WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR!

Requirements of the Night Care Worker role:

  • Experience within the care industry in a similar Support Worker/Residential Care Worker/ Night worker experience role or an interest to develop a career within this industry.
  • Guide and individually support young people in line with their individual needs.
  • To take all reasonable care to safeguard young people and staff members.
  • To remain awake and alert throughout the duration of the shift and work on own initiative and without direct supervision.
  • To check at regular intervals throughout the night that all young people are present, taking care to maintain the young person’s privacy.
  • To respond to young people who need attention through the night for illness or other reasons and where necessary refer to the Senior Cover (and/or sleep-in staff where applicable) for advice and/or assistance.
  • To provide assistance with pre-bedtime routines/activities and early morning routines where necessary and as directed by the day staff.
  • To maintain the home in a clean and tidy condition and report any maintenance issues to the Home Manager/Senior Cover as well as competing the relevant report form.

About us:

New Forest Care is a private organisation of approximately 270 employees. We are a fast growing company who provide high quality Care, Education, Crisis Care and Therapy for young people who present with challenging social, emotional, educational and behavioural difficulties who live within our 11 Children's Homes. We are always looking for dynamic individuals seeking a career working with children, who can be part of a team committed to providing each young person with a safe and supportive environment where their needs are put first.

Working at New Forest Care can be challenging but also hugely rewarding to see the positive impact of the work that we do. We want all of our employees to be committed, reliable, safe and positive role models for the young people we care for.

CHANGING CHILDREN’S FUTURES - IT’S NOT JUST A JOB, IT’S A WAY OF LIFE.

The services offered by New Forest Care are unique within the residential, mental health, or educational child care fields. We build our bespoke services around the needs of the child as opposed to a 'one size fits all' approach. We believe that through appropriate assessment, daily treatment plans, education and care delivered by our highly experienced, committed and qualified teams, exceptional, positive outcomes for these young people will become the 'norm'.

New Forest Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on "APPLY" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance.

No agencies please.