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Valence School

Waking Night Student Support Assistant



Monday/Thursday nights

 7.30pm –7.30am - Term Time Only

With flexibility to cover

9am - 9pm one night for 16 open weekends a year during term time

£9.50ph plus unsocial hours allowance.

As a Waking Night Student Support Assistant you will support our residential students during the night by

· attending to students personal care needs;

· ensuring that communication with students, staff, and other departments is effective and contributes to securing efficiency and high standards of care for students;

· appropriately using the recording and reporting processes;

· maintaining high standards of safety and observing good practice in relation to health and safety issues and to be aware of, and implement, students’ care plans.

The role will involve a substantial amount of moving and handling and experience of complex physical and medical needs is desirable.  Open weekends are during term time, in which the school is open to provide respite to families.

You will get a total hourly payment of £12.67 per hour for the hours worked between 10pm to 7am on weekdays and £17.50ph for total hours worked at the weekend.

The successful candidate will be supported to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare and will work within a supportive and friendly team in a country school setting.

For details please visit or

contact HR on 01959 567841 or email

Closing date Sunday 22nd March 2020

Interviews will be held Tuesday 31st March 2020