This service comprises of four children’s homes that offer a range of short breaks and long term residential care for disabled children aged between 5 and 18 years.
It also provides care for children with learning disabilities including autism; they may also display associated challenging behaviour and have health conditions that need managing.
The long-term service offers a supportive environment where children can mature into adulthood by becoming independent, or transiting into adult care; as well as helping children who are preparing to return home or moving on to foster care.
The short break service gives families a break from caring and gives children a caring environment which is fun and exciting where they can participate in activities and develop their skills and independence.
As a Waking Night Officer, you will be responsible for the care of the children at night; this will include personal care and some health care. You will also be responsible for monitoring the security of the building and the grounds.
You will also be required to undertaking the administration of medication and health care activities for which you will be trained.
You should hold or have a commitment to completing QCF Level 3 training within 6 months of employment; coupled with experience of working with young people in a work or organisational setting.
How to apply
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