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Night Lead, Children's home - fixed term contract (SEAN95009)

Job type: Temporary, Full time

Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester

£25,407 - £28,230

Recruiter: Seashell Trust

Sector: Residential

Job description

We are recruiting for a Night Lead to join our children's homes as part of our waking nights team in this opportunity on a fixed term contract until February 2021. This opportunity will be based in based in our fantastic 2 and 4 bedroom purpose built homes on our single site at Cheadle Hulme near Manchester Airport. 

The Night Lead will directly manage the shift leads, seniors and associated staff teams in promoting quality sleep for our children, and when awake a safe, caring and purposeful learning environment that will assist them to achieve their fullest potential.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and qualified senior Support Worker with supervisory skills to progress your career and make a real difference.

The hours

•The role operates on a rotating shift pattern over 7 days, so full flexibility over 7 days is required

•3 nights and 1 day per week

•The night shift is 9.45pm – 07.45am

•The role will work every other weekend


•QCF Level 3 Diploma in Children's & Young People's Workforce, Residential Childcare (or equivalent Childcare discipline)

•Extensive knowledge and experience of workingwith children / young people with learning disabilities and complex needs

•Experience of supervising and completing appraisals with staff in a care setting.

•Experience of disability, mental health andautism spectrum conditions

•Previous experience mentoring and supervising team members

•Good written and verbal communication skills, ability to write and maintain reports and children / young peoplenotes and communicate effectively with parents/staff/other professionals

•Car driver and willingness to use own car in line with Trust's Safe Driving Policy So, if you are looking for a new challenge in a rewarding role then please apply ASAP! 

Our benefits

Pension schemes, on site gym, employee assistance programme, life assurance, access to physio, doggy day care/grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!

We offer good career development opportunities with performance related pay to progress your salary depending on qualifications, training and experience.

About Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School, and a specialist College together with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.

At Seashell Trust we strive to deliver excellence by enhancing the communication skills, social skills, and overall independence and quality of life for our children and young people.

We provide an excellent care environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of our children and young adults.

We value our employees and recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled and committed talent who share our vision and values!

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.As part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.

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 Nearby train stations

 Nearby bus stops

  • Stop E, Station Road/Cheadle Hulme Station, STATION ROAD
  • North Entrance, Cheadle Hulme Rail Station, Station Road
  • Main Entrance, Cheadle Hulme Rail Station, Station Road
  • Cheadle Hulme Rail Station, -
  • Stop D, Station Road/Cheadle Hulme Station, STATION ROAD

 Nearby schools

  • Lane End Primary School
  • Hulme Hall Grammar School
  • Ramillies Hall School
  • Queen's Road Primary School
  • Cheadle Hulme School

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