Waking Night Support Worker – Aspris – Kilmarnock

Aspris

There is no better time to start a career within residential childcare than now!

Would you like secure employment where you can progress your career?

If you would like to build a career that gives you genuine sense of achievement and fulfilment knowing that you can have a positive impact on the young people we support, then look no further and apply today!

Our children’s home in Kilmarnock is recruiting for Waking Night Support Workers now! We are looking for enthusiastic, caring and passionate people to become an integral part of our support team. In this role, you will support our young people and you will be required to be alert and observant at all times. In addition to regular checks on the children and young people you will be assigned additional tasks.

When you start working with Aspris, you will receive a £500 joining bonus. This will be £250 when you first start, and £250 once you pass probation!
*subject to T&C’s. Agency placements and current employees are not eligible.

Our benefits include exclusive access to reward and discount scheme, comprehensive induction, commitment to your ongoing training and career progression, pension scheme, paid for enhanced DBS, wellbeing support, cycle to work scheme and more!

We continue to provide a unique community-based, living and learning environment in support of some of the most vulnerable children and young people in the country. The team assists children and young people aged 8 to 18 years to be fully included within the local community and to ensure they have the capacity to prosper beyond our homes and in the wider post-school world.

Shifts for this role:

12 hours – 8pm-8am,

Week one: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

Week two: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday ​​​​​​​

At Aspris Children’s Services, we are immensely proud of the career pathway and training we can offer you. As long as you can demonstrate the values needed for a role within residential childcare, we will give you all the training and support you need to become a qualified Waking Night Support Worker.

Experience isn’t always essential but there are a few characteristics you will need to be successful in this role:

Resilience – We support some of the most vulnerable children in society who have varying degrees of emotional behavioural difficulties, autism, ADHD and associated difficulties so there will be times where your resilience is challenged.

Communication – Communicating with our young people is vital to understand their needs. Good teamwork and communication plays a key part in ensuring important information is relayed to other staff.

Organisation – You’ll need to be confident and organised in updating care plans and reporting information that will be relevant to the care of our young people.

Caring – Our young people require the best care we can offer. If you are a naturally caring and compassionate person, this is the role for you.

Attentive – No young person / situation is the same so being attentive to understand them and identify areas where we can support is important and alert within any situation.

Above all, we provide a supportive and collaborative working environment where you can flourish in your career and feel incredibly rewarded by helping those who need it most.

If you want residential childcare to be a job for life, Aspris Children’s Services will help you get there.

Aspris is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our Schools.

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