Children's Residential Waking Nights Support Worker (Disability Services) (Part Time)

Location: King's Lynn
Salary: £23,571 - £24,183 pro rata per annum depending on qualifications
Contract Type: Permanent / Part Time
Position Type: {Advertised Full Time / Part Time}
Closing Date: {Closing}

Waking Nights Support Worker

Salary - £23,571 to £24,183 pro rata per annum, depending on qualifications (maximum full time job rate potential is £24,996 per annum which is performance related).

Hours - Up to 135 hours per month

Candidates must be able to work a minimum of 63 hours per month (7 shifts over 4 weeks).  Please indicate on your application the number of hours you are able to work.

Some occasional day shifts will be required to build workplace evidence for Diploma.  

We are willing to consider job share arrangements.


Location – King’s Lynn, Norfolk


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About Break:

Nobody chooses the family or circumstances they are born into. At Break we firmly believe that with the right care, there is no limit to what can be achieved.

We work across East Anglia with children and young people on the edge of care, in care and leaving care. Whether you’re interested in working in our residential homes and short breaks for children with disabilities, our pioneering Staying Close Staying Connected project or vital essentials like our family assessment centre and wraparound care offer, one thing is universal: you’ll be joining a team of passionate and dedicated individuals who want the very best for the young people they care for. 

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Why Break?

At Break we invest in the future of our staff just as we do for the young people in our services. We strive to provide the highest quality of care, so whether you’re just starting your career in children’s social care or are already qualified, you’ll be supported, recognised and rewarded for your essential part in our vital work.


About the role:

As a Waking Nights Support Worker at Break, you’ll be hands on, working with the young people throughout the night helping them rest ready for the day ahead. The role includes a range of duties including preparing the home for the following day.

Every milestone in our disability services is celebrated and treasured. We can’t promise every day will be easy, but we can promise the sense of pride you’ll feel for the young people you support and care for.

You’ll need to be an excellent team player who is warm, caring, calm and resilient enough to cope with the complex emotional and behavioural needs of the young people in the service.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please call the service on 01553 772157.


In your role, you’ll have access to the following benefits:

  • Free, career-enhancing qualifications
  • A “golden hello” scheme welcoming you to our services, with £500 paid to you one month after your start date and a second £500 at the six month mark.  (Candidates referred by agencies are not eligible for this payment)
  • A referral scheme offering the same two payments as the golden hello if you recommend a contact who goes on to be employed by Break in care services
  • A benefits platform enabling you to access discounts across a range of shops, venues and services.
  • A free counselling service to all our employees.
  • The opportunity to influence Break’s strategy and direction through the Staff Consultation Forum.
  • Life assurance to the value of 3x your annual salary.
  • Enhanced sick pay.
  • Free flu jabs.

Full details of the role, including a job description and person specification can be found within the ‘documents’ section at the bottom of this page.

To apply use the ‘apply now’ button at the top of this page to be taken to our application site.


Interview date: We will shortlist suitable candidates as they apply. This means the role may close at short notice and without prior warning.


The first interview will be a Safe Care/ Warner style interview. 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 Visa's and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI 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. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this role.


For more information on this job opportunity, please initially email or call the HR Team via the contact details found on our website.


This job is also known as: Support Worker, Youth Worker, Care Worker, Children Support Worker, Children





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