Waking Night Support Worker

Waking Night Support Worker

  • Location: Lymington: New Forest
  • Salary: £22,757 to £23,537 per annum (£11.67 to £12.07ph)
  • Employment type: Full time permanent
  • Hours Per Week: 37.5


Would you like secure employment where you can progress your career?

Do you have a passion for supporting children with special needs?

If you would like to build a career that gives you genuine sense of achievement and fulfilment knowing that you can have a positive impact on the young people, then look no further and apply today!

School Staffing Solutions are recruiting for Waking Night Support Workers now! We are looking for enthusiastic, caring and passionate people to become an integral part of a supportive team. In this role, you will support our young people and you will be required to be alert and observant at all times. In addition to regular checks on the children and young people you will be assigned additional tasks.

What’s in it for you?

Benefits include:

  • Exclusive access to reward and discount scheme,
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression,
  • Pension scheme
  • Paid for enhanced DBS
  • Wellbeing support
  • Cycle to work scheme and more!

The home is situated on the outskirts of the New Forest seaside town, Lymington in a quiet rural area. It supports young people from Primary years to post-16 who have emotional, social and mental health difficulties, including with learning difficulties, Attention Deficit Disorder, and other Autistic Spectrum Disorders. It comes to no surprise that positive relationships with staff and students is at the forefront of what we do.

There is a clear career pathway and training available. As long as you can demonstrate the values needed for a role within residential childcare, you will be given all the training and support you need to become a qualified Waking Night Support Worker.

Experience isn’t always essential but there are a few characteristics you will need to be successful in this role:

Resilience – We support some of the most vulnerable children in society who have varying degrees of emotional behavioural difficulties, autism, ADHD and associated difficulties so there will be times where your resilience is challenged.

Communication – Communicating with our young people is vital to understand their needs. Good teamwork and communication plays a key part in ensuring important information is relayed to other staff.

Organisation – You’ll need to be confident and organised in updating care plans and reporting information that will be relevant to the care of our young people.

Caring – Our young people require the best care we can offer. If you are a naturally caring and compassionate person, this is the role for you.

Attentive – No young person / situation is the same so being attentive to understand them and identify areas where we can support is important and alert within any situation.

Above all, we provide a supportive and collaborative working environment where you can flourish in your career and feel incredibly rewarded by helping those who need it most.

To start your residential childcare journey please apply today!