Waking Night Residential Childcare Support Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Haverhill, Suffolk
Salary: Unqualified: £25,203.36 (£11.54ph) per annum, rising to £26,098.80 (£11.95ph) per annum on successful completion of probation period
Qualified: £26,732.16 (£12.24ph) per annum
(Qualified Support Worker salary is based on the proven existing completion of a Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or equivalent)
Specific Hours: 20:00pm- 8:00am (12 hour shifts)
Area Camden is a part of the Polaris Community, and the aim is to provide the highest levels of care and service to enable young people to achieve their goals. We do this by ensuring our staff are recruited, vetted and trained against a strict framework with emphasis placed on the quality and continuity of our care workers to provide a stable and secure environment for all young people at night.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. We are dedicated to working flexibly and imaginatively with all other professionals and families to ensure the best interests of every young person in our care are consistently met.
We are looking for a Waking Night Support Worker to join our team, offering a comprehensive residential service to children and young people, the aim being to ensure the physical, social and emotional care and development of the children and young people in our homes.
Duties and Responsibilities
All staff are expected to demonstrate a commitment to the ethos vision, aims and core principles of Area Camden and be prepared to contribute towards these aims within their staff team. The above is not an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities and is subject to change in accordance with the needs of the home and children.
Essential skills required
Area Camden is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates. The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level if successful for the position
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