Waking Night Care Worker at Vetro Recruitment, Telford, England, UK

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people who have experienced trauma in their early years? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a truly unique therapeutic community with an excellent reputation?Supporting young people in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, you can enable them to develop socially, emotionally, and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for. The role is challenging but incredibly rewarding! You will be committed, passionate, and able to engage, encourage, and mentor the young people, whilst having a whole lot of fun!We have a FANTASTIC opportunity for a Waking Night Care Worker to join a truly unique therapeutic community, which supports young people with harmful sexualised behaviours. The home is a centre of excellence for young males who have exhibited inappropriate or harmful sexual behaviours.The aim of the service is to reduce, and prevent the cycle of abuse by helping young people to both recover from their own underpinning trauma, but also to acknowledge and address their own sexual behaviours.

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Salary: £21,007 – £22,363 (depending on experience & qualifications)Location: Telford, ShropshireHours: WAKING NIGHTS – 35 hours per weekShift Pattern: 10pm – 8am (4 on / 4 off shift pattern)Please note, if you have an NVQ Level 3 in Children & Young People, you are eligible to apply for a Senior Support Worker role!As a Waking Night Care Worker, you will be key in helping young people with complex needs. This is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results. Your ambition for the young people you support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential.About The Role

  • To be involved in the direct delivery of services to the young people in accordance with the aims of the company.
  • To assist the Management team in providing the highest possible standards of care guidance, support and protection for the young people and cooperate fully with colleagues.
  • To carry out any of the practical tasks outlined on individual job lists.
  • Record keeping and administration as required to include supporting auditing and maintenance of children’s files.
  • To be constantly vigilant on health and safety matters and to share concerns of the same immediately with line management.
  • To complete mandatory and regulatory training as required by and provided by the organisation


  • Full UK manual drivers licence and access to vehicle
  • Minimum age of 22 due to the needs of the Young People
  • Experience working in health & social care would be advantageous
  • No previous experience is necessary for this position as full training and induction is offered upon starting. We are looking for the right values and traits for the service!
  • You must be happy to commute to Telford, Shropshire


  • Rolling rota pattern to maintain a work-life balance
  • 28 days holiday rising with service
  • Incremental pay scale and annual pay review
  • Specialist staff training and development
  • 3% Contributory pension
  • Loyalty and long service awards
  • Regular whole community and team days and celebration events
  • Staff team support groups
  • Individual clinical supervision

Apply NowCan you deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to the young people in the health & social care sector?If a waking night care worker sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merit alone

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