Are you a passionate and experienced support worker? If you are, this may be the perfect role for you!

Location: Cranborne, Dorset

Salary: ££ per hour + £15 per night shift worked

Hours: 4 on 4 off shifts- average of hours per week. Part time hours will also be considered.

We are recruiting a night support worker to support young people between the ages of 16 and 25 who have additional social, emotional and mental health needs, by preparing them for adult life and facilitating their transition into further education, training or employment.

We’re currently looking for a number of Night Support Workers to assist our students at home (on-site).

The main purpose of the role:

As a waking night support worker you will directly support the young people in their evening activities, sports or hobbies both on and off site. This active role will involve appropriate physical and emotional support to young people, in their residence and in outside activities. The role will also include promoting strong independence skills in the young people

  • Interact, support and monitor all those in your care at regular intervals through the night.
  • Support, and participate in evening leisure activities with our young people.
  • Support the young people to adopt a healthy sleeping pattern where possible.
  • Ensure the medical needs of the young people are met at all
  • Support the young person to develop independence skills such as budgeting, shopping, and cooking as well as taking care of their clothes, bedrooms, personal belongings, accessing the wider community and using public transport part of learning independent living skills.
  • Support relationships and communication between young people, parents, family, friends, guardians and external agencies involved in their lives.
  • Keep records accurately and up-to-date
  • Ensure safeguarding and health and safety procedures are followed at all times
  • Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.

    Skills and qualifications

  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own car
  • All applicants must be 21 and over
  • Be positive and creative in meeting young person’s needs
  • Be able to work on your own as well as part of a team
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Competent ICT skills
  • Benefits and Additional Information

  • Full training and continued support
  • Opportunity to study the Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care which will be funded
  • Life assurance and pension
  • Health cash back plan
  • Car lease scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Perk box
  • Free parking
  • For more information on this position please contact or call 01293-527416

    Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

    The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Randstad Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

    The Ranstad Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer

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