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Children's night wake support workers

  • Posted: 10-11-2021
  • Category: Residential
  • Location: Solihull
  • Type: Full-time / Permanent
  • Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Smile Education are currently working closely with a children’s residential setting in Solihull who are urgently seeking to expand their Residential Support Team with the addition of a Permanent night wake Residential Support Worker to meet the demands of the home. For this position, you must have a minimum of 12 months experience working with children aged 18 and below, preferably as a Residential Support Worker or similar setting.

The role as a Residential Support Worker during the night will require you to:
  • Support the children and young people in their night-time and morning routines 
  • Be on hand to appropriately deal with any issues during the night 
  • Support the team with household tasks such as cleaning, laundry and food preparation 
  • Complete paperwork and other administration tasks as required 
  • Stay awake during the night shift to supervise and ensure childrens safety
Where you’ll be working: 

The home caters to children between the ages of 11-17 who suffer from SEMH, EBD and associated mental health needs. There are fantastic, modern facilities for both the children and Residential Staff team to utilise to ensure the children and young people are receiving the childhood experience they need to succeed. The home has a 5 bed capacity, with 3 children already in placement.

A career as a Residential Support Worker can be challenging at times, but ever so rewarding when you see the impact you have made on the lives of children who may otherwise have been disadvantaged!
The Particulars for this Wake Night Residential Support Worker role:
  • £9 - £9.85 per hour (dependent on experience and qualifications) 
  • Full time, permanent contract – Minimum of 40 hours per week 
  • Shift basis to be worked on a rolling rota basis – Waking nights on a permanent basis

If you would like to find out more information about the role, please call Kirsty on 0121 289 6833.

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Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.


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