Night Wake Officers - Children's Residential Services - Bridgelands
Our Residential Children’s homes sit within Birmingham Children’s Trust.
We work with the most vulnerable children and their families. We receive support from our colleagues within the trust and from external agency partners.
The Trust is going from strength to strength recently inspected as GOOD. The goal is to become a center of excellence in both Social Care and family support.
Our Residential homes offer short breaks to children with disabilities and two homes for disabled children who cannot live with their families.
We also have a home which provides emergency care for children 8-17 years old. All the homes are registered with OFSTED. The Trust is developing / expanding its residential offer.
This is an exciting time to join us, and we need the right talent to help us to continue to improve and grow our services.
We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals who have experience of working with children. You will receive full support, ongoing training, and development opportunities.
The Residential provision is a 24hr service, applicants for these roles will be expected to work shifts, weekends, and bank holidays.
This role will be based at Bridgelands which is an exciting residential provision in Tile Cross Birmingham, a three bedded home for children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. The home provides up to three placements in an emergency for children 8 to 17years.
For this role we are looking for someone who has at least 2 years’ experience of working with children with complex needs. You will need to hold the QCF level 3 or equivalent or be willing to undertake the qualification within 6 months of starting the role.
You with teammates will be responsible for the care of the children at night; this will include Assisting with the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Observing and reporting, in writing, on the behaviour and care needs of the young people during the night. Working with other agencies to safeguard children, for example reporting children missing to the police, working with the emergency duty team to admit children out of hours.
You will also be expected to undertake some laundry duties and contribute to the general running of the home. You will be expected to undertake a range of training and development this will usually be in the daytime.
The Trust pay an enhanced night allowance of time and a third for hours worked between 8pm and 6am.
For informal enquiries contact Sam Walker - Registered Manager - 07395883918
We are also hosting an open day at the Library of Birmingham on Saturday 20th May between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. if you would like to come and find out more.
Closing date is 28th May 2023
Interviews will be held week commencing 5th June 2023