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Support Worker Waking Nights (Children & Young People)

Kings Lynn

Between £8.30-10.00

Full Time


Closing Date: 12/06/21


Support Worker (Waking Nights)

King’s Lynn, Norfolk

Hours: 38 hours per week

Salary: The current full time salary scale for this position is £19,634 to £19,986 per annum, depending on qualifications (maximum full time job rate potential is £20,736 per annum which is performance related).

At appointment: The actual salary will be £19,634 to £19,986 per annum depending on qualifications. PLUS the opportunity for overtime.

We have an exciting opportunity to support our children with complex needs. The role will provide personal care and often be presented with challenging behaviour. The service prides itself on treating all children with dignity and respect which are behaviours we would expect all staff to role model. 


Are you a good team player?  Do you like being hands on and providing support directly to people? Are you patient and resilient? Are you keen to learn and develop your skills?  If this sounds like you then we would love you to apply for this exciting role.


Here at Break we love delivering amazing services for children and young people.  Our team are committed to providing care, support, and a brighter future for the children, young people, and families who need us, for as long as they need us. As an innovator in transition support for young people leaving care, we also have children’s homes across East Anglia, a centre for families in crisis, a family centre, a fostering agency and services for children with disabilities and their families. Our work allows members of our community to look to the future with hope.

This is a great opportunity to start and/or grow your career in social care where you will get lots of training and support. Waking Night Support Workers will generally work 10 hour shifts as part of a rolling rota. You will be ensuring the safety and security of the home and young people.  If needed, assisting our children and young people with personal care at any time. You will also be required to support with general record keeping and cleanliness/ upkeep of the home.

We are proud of the fact that we are a supportive employer who rewards you for your hard work and involvement in our life-changing charity. There are multiple benefits of this role, such as:

  • A competitive holiday allowance
  • Enhanced pension contributions of employer 5% and employee 3%
  • Discounted Will writing service
  • Employee access to Techscheme, allowing you to buy tech more easily
  • Support for improving your financial wellbeing
  • A variety of salary sacrifice schemes, including pension
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Support for your mental health via our employee counselling service
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to a wealth of development opportunities

Closing Date: 12/06/2021

Interviews: 14/06/2021 & 15/06/2021

The first interview which will be a Safe Care/ Warner style interview, will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. If successful after the first interview, candidates will then be expected to attend a formal interview.

To comply with the Immigration Asylum & Nationality Act 2006 and additional amendments, and UK Border Agency (UKBA) requirements, all prospective employees will be asked to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. We will ask to see and take a copy of an appropriate official document as set out in the UKBA guidelines. Do not send anything now, further information will be sent to you should you be invited to interview.

We are committed to equality of opportunity. Your current immigration status will not be taken into account when assessing your application against the selection criteria for the post. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

For more information on this job opportunity, please initially email or call the HR Team via the contact details found on our website by clicking ‘Apply Now’


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