Residential Support Worker (Waking Watch)

Support Worker (Children's Social Care)
210003S3 Requisition #

| Salary £19,698 - £21,748 per annum | Permanent, Part-Time, 24 hours per week | Pro Rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Alexandra (Alex) House.

We are a Residential Overnight Breaks unit providing meaningful short breaks care to young people with additional needs. Young people's needs could be severe disabilities and additional complex health needs, autism and behaviours that challenge

Experience in supporting young people with disabilities and a passion to provide the highest quality care is essential for this challenging, ever changing and fun role as part of a service graded Outstanding by Ofsted for many years.

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic and vulnerability of our young people, surgical masks must be worn in the workplace. Additional PPE must also be worn when supporting the children and young People with personal care.

This is a night post working 2 nights per week of 10 hours and the other 4 hours will be for supervision or training.

The vacancy is

  • 1 permanent 24hr Residential Support Worker (NIGHTS) (Grade 5)
  • All posts are working on a rota basis including weekends.

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This post is a COVID-19 critical post. The successful applicant/s will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and are strongly encouraged to take up the offer of the COVID-19 vaccination.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

This position is part time, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent, the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis.

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on our website here

We do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

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