Lead Residential Night Support Worker

St John's School and College
13 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for a new direction? Do you have experience in Care and looking to take the next step in your career? Do you have any experience of working with children and young adults with learning disabilities?

If so, we are seeking enthusiastic individuals who are positive about learning disabilities to join our team.

St John’s is a specialist school and college offering high quality education and care for young people aged 7-25 with a wide range of special educational needs.

We are currently recruiting a Lead Residential Night Support Worker to join our team across Brighton and Seaford.

40 Hours as per rota 52 weeks per year including weekends and bank holidays and 40 days holiday including bank holidays Starting salary: £20,172 per annum (£20,120 actual salary plus a market rate supplement of £52 per annum). The Lead Residential Waking Night Support Worker shall be responsible for the following:

Promote the rights of residents to be treated with dignity and respect in every aspect of their lives. Establish supportive relationships with residents and encourage the development of stable relationships between residents and other staff, residents and their families and friends and other residents and peers within St John’s. Promote the emotional health and self-esteem of residents and support them through changes in living circumstances and personal relationships. Support resident young people in making their own choices and decisions to the maximum of their capability, and to ensure that the needs and wishes of residents are fully considered in any decision relating to them. Ensure the protection of residents from significant harm, by exercising vigilance, observing changes in the residents’ behaviour or appearance, and complying fully with St John’s Safeguarding policy, Professional Boundaries Policy and any Protection Plans. We are passionate about the continuous development of our colleagues and have a robust performance review and development programme in place. We will work with you to help you be the best that you can be. We offer both internal and external development opportunities to support you to progress your career.

All job applicants will be required to provide 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This process forms part of our recruitment and safeguarding policy.

Please visit our website to complete an application form.

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