WAKING NIGHT ASSISTANT – Permanent
Actual Term Time Salary: NJC Points 5 – 11
FTE £22,238-£24,717 (Pro rata)
Including FTE Outer Fringe Allowance of £663 (Pro rata)
19 hours per week, for 38 weeks per year. INSET days are paid in addition
The core hours of this job are 11.45pm to 09.15am Wednesday and Thursday. Term time only.
Conscientious and innovative
Energetic, enthusiastic and hard working
Passionate about working with pupils who have special needs
Committed to working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
Confident in dealing with children who may sometimes display challenging behaviours
Parkwood Hall is a residential and day school for pupils aged 8-19 years with moderate to severe learning difficulties and other complex needs including autism and language difficulties. We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and pupils are valued and supported so that we can all ‘grow, learn and flourish.
Parkwood Hall aims to provide an outstanding and supportive learning environment which challenges students to achieve success. The core learning values, which are at the centre of the curriculum, focus upon developing the student’s resilience and ability to make informed life choices.
We need a new WNA to join an existing team. You will be required to work with the students to assist with activities and social and personal skills. Some personal care support may be needed. The duties include night-time working to ensure the safeguarding and safety of our students overnight. Experience of working with children or young people is highly desirable.
Experience of working with children or young people is desirable but a ‘can do attitude’ and positive approach are essential. It is highly desirable that applicants hold a relevant qualification at NVQ level 3 otherwise you will be expected to begin working towards such a qualification within 3 months of starting work at Parkwood Hall School.
In return, we offer a supportive team, employer who invests in training and development, health cash benefit which offers a great range of alternative therapies, discounted gym membership, free hot drinks, a recently refurbished comfortable staff room, LGPS pension scheme, free parking, Employee Assistant Programme and based at a beautiful Victorian building.
Applications and information can be found at www.parkwoodhall.co.uk under the ‘About us’ tab, and must be returned electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that CV’s alone cannot be accepted All posts are subject to references, enhanced clearance from the DBS and a 6 month probation period.
Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Candidate Privacy notice can be found on our website.
We welcome applicants from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.
This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS Disclosure is required.
Closing date: Midnight Sunday 14th May 2023
Interview date: Thursday 25th May 2023