Night Support Worker

Location Ferndown
Discipline: Childrens Home, Learning Disabilities, No Experience - Social Care
Employment type: Full Time
Salary: £11.72 - £12.78 per hour, £4K Night Allowance
Contact name: Victoria Marsden

Contact email:
Job ref: 6435
Published: 17 days ago
Full Time, Night Support Worker, job vacancy, Ferndown, Dorset.  Also commutable from The New Forest, Hampshire. (No Personal Care).

  • No Experience needed (Fully funded training provided).
  • A supportive individual with lots of patience and understanding.
  • Ability to help budget, cook, clean and seek desired activities.
  • Applicants must be over the Age of 21.
  • A caring nature and an understanding of what good support looks like.
  • A Car Driver is essential due to the location of the service.
  • Successful applicants will need to complete pre-employment checks.
  • Successful applicants will need a DBS check.

  • £11.72 - £12.78 per hour

  • £25 per night shift worked (approx. an additional £4000 per year).

  • £30’700 - £33K per annum including the night shift allowance above.

  • Wellbeing checks and fully supportive employer.

  • Life Insurance, Pension, Employee Assistance & Health Plan.

  • Fully funded Training to complete your Level 3 Health & Social Care.

  • Hours: 19:45pm – 08:15am 4-on, 4-off shift pattern.

  • Average 43.75 hours per week.

  • Lots of little appreciation perks!

You would be working for a specialist Education facility for Young Adults with special education needs, who have Autism, Learning Disabilities, Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs.  You would be part of an organisation who aim to achieve outstanding ratings within all their schools and provide excellent opportunities for the children they support to thrive and achieve.  This is an excellent employer, and you would be working with a multi-disciplinary team who are very passionate.  Its such a lovely place to work.


As a Senior Night Support Worker, you will be a fantastic role model for the young people they support.  Your focus will be to support them with their evening routines, this includes activities, hobbies which could be on or off-site.  You will communicate with parents and support workers on your team to ensure that their medical needs are met.  You will be a fantastic listener and there for their emotional support, someone they can talk to easily.  You will be a fantastic motivator whilst encouraging independence and daily living skills.

If you are excited by this job vacancy then please click on apply. We will be happy to tell you more about this job vacancy and answer questions you may have.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and 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.