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Senior Support Worker-Nights

Chailey Heritage Foundation
East Sussex
Closing date
31 Oct 2021

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Care, Childcare, Social Care, Healthcare, Social Care, Support Care, Public Sector, Charity, Social Care
Health & Safety , Management , Operations
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary Band
£20,000 - £24,999
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Job Details

Chailey Heritage Foundation is seeking to recruit a Senior Support Worker-Nights to work within, and assist with the management of, a dedicated team responsible for providing person centred support to children and young adults with physical disabilities and complex health needs.

What are we looking for?

To work alongside the Night Manager to ensure that the homes are run in accordance with CQC and/or Ofsted requirements. 

To lead shifts, ensuring that the teams work to a commitment to quality and providing the best support we can to the children and young people within our care. 

To facilitate a warm, safe, homely environment for children and young adults, ensuring that they are consulted and included in anything to do with their daily living.

 Showing dignity and respect to the young people and staff you will be working with.

Why join us?

·         Competitive rates of pay starting at £21,717 p.a. (£12.66 per hour)

·         Pension scheme

·         Generous holiday entitlement

·         Excellent Working Hours - Full Time hours are 33 hours per week on a rotating shift pattern.

·         Career Development - Opportunity to work towards a funded qualification in Health and Social Care

·         Comprehensive benefits package (please click here for further details)

·         Support & Guidance - You will be guided and supported by a team of dedicated trained staff

Chailey Heritage Foundation is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and young adults. Employment will be subject to the receipt of two satisfactory professional references, an enhanced DBS certificate and occupational health clearance and proof of full, current COVID-19 vaccination for those joining our Social Care service.

We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills, and stories to join our staff team and influence and develop our working practice. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and will invite for interview all candidates who meet the role criteria. Chailey Heritage Foundation are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.

As part of our recruitment process, Chailey Heritage Foundation (CHF) collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants.  CHF is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data to meet its obligations under GDPR.  Please ensure you have reviewed our privacy policy prior to completing an application with us.



Chailey Heritage Foundation is a pioneering charity providing education, care and transition services for children and young people with complex physical disabilities and health needs.

We are recognised as one of the UK’s leading centres for children and young adults with neurological motor impairment such as Cerebral Palsy, and we have a national reputation for our work in supporting young people’s communication and developing independence through powered mobility.

Our aim is to provide a stimulating and inclusive environment where all young people are given every opportunity to make progress towards fulfilment and develop life skills in preparation for adulthood.

Our charity encompasses Chailey Heritage School, Chailey Heritage Residential and Chailey Heritage Futures.

Find Us
01825 724444
Haywards Heath Road
North Chailey
East Sussex
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