Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Night Care Worker
Full Job Description
Are you kind, caring and compassionate?
Are you interested in an enhanced training package and career progression opportunities?
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of young people in Stockton-on-Tees?
If this sounds like you, then we’d love to welcome you to our friendly, supportive team.
As a Night Care Worker, you will be able to effectively engage, young people and their families as is required to ensure care needs are met at night. The care at night that will be delivered to children and families, and could include support in the family home, the residential home or other community venues.
This is a rewarding role where you will be a positive role model for our children and young people, so if you are caring and compassionate, enthusiastic, and approachable we’d love you to join our team at Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council.
What our young people say!
“The service and the care home manager have been so supportive and have helped me build my confidence and turn my life around, and I’m now hoping to go to university. Living in the home has been living as part of a family for mhttps://uk.indeed.com/cmp/North-East-Jobs/jobse, and the neighbours treat us like just another family on the street.”
What Ofsted Said about our homes!
“It’s clear the children in this home are loved”
“Children love living here and do not want to leave!”
What other professionals say!
The homes are ‘brilliant’, the staff are ‘child-centred’. It is clear how much the children are cared for, and the staff are extremely proud of the children’s achievements.
We will provide you with a structured training program and support where needed to gain your required Level 3 Diploma in in Residential Childcare. If you already have this qualification, and if you have the desire to develop your career further, we can consider supporting you through your Level 4 or Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Child Care.
All you need to be a success is:
- A recognised Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or a willingness to work towards within 18 months of appointment
- A positive attitude and experience of working with children and young people
- Ability to work over a 7-day shift rota system including weekends
- Enhanced DBS clearance
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.
You will receive a competitive salary, enhancements for the role and sleepover payments where appropriate. There may also further opportunities to pick up additional hours as and when required.
The salary grade on appointment will be determined by qualifications and experience.
We also offer generous annual leave entitlement, local government pension with the option to add extra contributions and access to a number of other benefits like a car lease scheme, discounts at high street and online retailers, an employee assistance programme and physiotherapy services.
Please note there are opportunities available ranging from 25 – 31 hours per week. There will also be the opportunities to cover any holidays and absence as needed.
Take a look at the attached job description and if you want to chat more about the role, then please get in touch with the manager of the team, Lou Carling.
If you want help with your application form or using North East Jobs, the team at Stockton Employment and Training Hub are on hand to offer free advice and guidance – message them via their Facebook page or call 01642 528 392.
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £25,409.00-£26,845.00 per year
- Additional leave
- Company pension
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employee discount
- Sick pay
- Store discount
- Night shift
Work Location: One location
To apply for this job please visit uk.indeed.com.