Can you make a difference to the life of a child or young person?
Located near the market town of Kirkby Lonsdale on the edge of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, Underley Garden is an Independent Special School and Children’s Home.
We are Specialists in Education, Care and Therapy for young people with autistic spectrum conditions, learning difficulties and mental health needs. The school and home are committed to providing the best Education and Care for young people between the ages of 5-19. We also provide continuing care through our 19-25 service, Underley Adult Care.
We now have opportunities for Night Support Workers to join our team and assist in the everyday care, education and treatment of children and young people. As a Night Support Worker you will help to provide a secure, happy and supportive environment within the schools residential houses, ensuring they offer an environment that is clean, tidy, warm and inviting.
Working to ensure the physical, emotional and personal care needs of our children and young people are met, you will liaise with colleagues, Parents and other family members and Social Workers to deliver the best Care Plans. Our Night Support Workers work hard to ensure that the children and young people can carry as much responsibility for their own lives as is reasonable, helping them to live, grow and develop safely and positively.
As a Night Support Worker, you will work to a 4 on 4 off shift rota from 10.30pm to 9am.
We offer fantastic benefits including clear career path and qualifications, car loan scheme, cycle to work scheme, pension, set shift patterns, discounted gym membership and free use of our campsite.
If you are enthusiastic, reliable and flexible with a genuine interest in working with children and young people, this is a great opportunity to join a team that is committed to providing the highest levels of Care, Education and Support.
Safeguarding is everybody’s business. The welfare and safeguarding of children and young people should be of paramount consideration, whatever your role or level of responsibility is within the organisation. All employees, panel members, independent workers and volunteers are required to ensure compliance with the company’s guidance and policy on safeguarding and are required to attend Safeguarding training appropriate to their level of responsibility.