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Night Wake Residential Support Worker

Worcestershire Children First
Kidderminster Short Breaks Unit
Salary: £12,290 - £12,494 per annum + time and 1/3 enhancement for working between 10pm and 6pm
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

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Job Title: Night Wake Residential Support Worker
Salary: £12,290 - £12,494 per annum PLUS time and 1 third enhancement for working between 10pm and 6am
20 Hours per Week
Location: Kidderminster Short Breaks Unit
Permanent, Part-Time

The Role
Have you got experience in working with children and young people with disabilities or challenging behaviour, have you got a passion and motivation for making a difference and promoting health and happiness, if so then we would love you to come and join us in our team of Residential support workers.

Kidderminster Short breaks is part of the Worcestershire children first that delivers children services on behalf of the local authority, we provide a specialist day care and overnight respite for children and young people with learning disabilities between the age of 5-17 from across Worcestershire.

We have an established and skilled team who enjoy making an impact to young people’s loves in Worcestershire, Worcestershire aspires to promote development in our team through training, a supportive leadership team and aspirations to deliver a service to young people.

As a Residential support worker at Kidderminster short breaks, you will be ambitious for the young people, help them to achieve the goals and maximise their potential.

You will work directly with the children and young people, building effective relationships with them, their families and the other professionals.

We require a wake night residential support worker to work from 21.30-07.30 two nights a week to provide support and care to children that may be awake through the night.

For enquiries regarding this position please contact Stuart Hart on 01562 823653 or


You’ll find an overview of the benefits Worcestershire County Council have to offer on our webpage Why work for us? | Worcestershire County Council , so do take a look! Some of the other benefits we can offer include:

  • Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
  • Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
  • Professional Learning & Development: We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
  • Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.

How to Apply
Application forms are invited to apply for this role. 

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification attached. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills, and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please submit your Application Form to

Application Closing Date: Sunday 3rd March 2024
Anticipated Interview Date:  To be Confirmed

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