Waking Nights Children’s Support Worker

£21.69k per annum

Job Details:


How does being paid for 100% of your hours, but only work 80% sound? *

Plant the seed to your future growth, with access to our ‘Journey to Management’ programme, from Day One!

Role: Waking Night Support Worker

Salary: Upto £21,689.20 per annum 

Hours: Full-time, Permanent (40 hours per week – as per rota) 

Please be aware that we WILL consider UK based candidates who require Visa sponsorship** 

How we reward you

We want our residents to have the best care possible, and therefore you’ll receive an exceptional rewards package including:

  • Salary: Upto £21,689.20 per annum 
  • ‘Journey to Management’ programme – starting with your Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare
  • Annual Leave entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per annum (with options to purchase more)
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And market leading benefits offered through our  Flexible Benefits Platform Vista that enable you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad, to use at high street stores, events, cinemas, restaurants and more!
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

Unlock your potential – “We make the incredible happen!”

The Opportunity

Options Autism are recruiting Waking Night Care Workers to join our team at Kinsale based in Holywell, Flintshire.

Options Kinsale is a residential children’s home and school located in a stunning rural location, near Holywell, overlooking the Dee Estuary. We provide specialist education and care for up to 25 students, aged 8 – 19. They have a range of complex needs including ASC and ADHD, in addition to impaired social or cognitive functioning due to early life trauma and attachment difficulties. There may also be some personal care dependent upon the individual needs of our children. We are looking for hardworking, dedicated individuals who are passionate about children and committed to making a difference in their lives.

Kinsale is based in Holywell but is within commutable distance of Prestatyn, Rhyl, Conwy, Llandudno and surrounds.

Our residential homes are friendly and fun, and though there are challenges too, everything we do is dedicated to creating rewarding experiences – for those we look after and for everyone in our team!

The best part is you don’t need any prior experience, just the following:

  • A big heart and passion to make a difference to the residents’ lives.
  • Understanding that the people we care for can be challenging.
  • Patience, resilience, and calmness.
  • Become the “go to” person for help, support and guidance with their everyday needs.
  • Willingness to learn not only about the people we support, but the ins and outs of Adult Residential Care.

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

*You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, more time for you!  Dependent upon site location.

**  Candidates must currently be UK based and already have permission to work in the UK e.g. student, graduate and/or dependant visa

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

Recommended Skills

  • Child Care
  • Hardworking And Dedicated
  • Trauma
  • Well Being And Personal Care
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd)

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Job ID: g7a3ntd

Job Category: Health
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Wales

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