Waking Night Support Worker

Salary: £8.21 to £8.98

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Queen Alexandra College

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Waking Night Support Worker

The post is located within the College’s Residential Support Services. The main responsibility of the post is to act as first point of contact for students and members of the public at night and to assist with maintaining the security of College premises and ensuring student safety, in conjunction with the Campus Supervisors.

The post holder will be expected to ensure the safety and well-being of students at night, and participate in planning effective routines, monitoring health and welfare by using systems and monitors. To do this some duties will include, act as first point of contact for staff and students in all houses; administering medication in line with training/ procedures and maintaining records; and supporting with personal care needs for the students.

The successful candidate should respect the physical, emotional and social needs of students and work actively to promote an equal opportunities ethos. You should have, in particular, a well-developed awareness of a broad range of disabilities and able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills with students, staff and external contacts. You will be well organised, reliable and work to high professional standards.

This post is for 38 hours per week for 39 weeks per year, shifts typically start at 11pm and finish at 9am over 4 nights. There will be a requirement to attend training courses during the day, you will be notified of this in advanced so your shift can be adjusted.

The salary for this role is £8.21 to £8.98 per hour. 

We are unable to accept CVs, to be considered for this role, please ensure you have completed the full application form. Please see job description for further information

Please apply early as we will interview, when we have received a sufficient number of applications. 

Closing Date: Friday 28th February 2020 at 12 noon

 Queen Alexandra College is a National Residential College for the education and vocational training of students with visual impairment and other disabilities. Its primary aim is to develop the skills of all students to the full and reach their potential. Our student population is recruited nationally and reflects the multi-cultural nature of our society.

The College is committed to safeguarding and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

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