Waking Night Attendant - Barndale House School – Residential Provision

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
08/07/2020 12:00
£5,237 - £5,341
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Barndale House School – Residential Provision
Post Number:
Closing date:
8 Jul
Further Information

Barndale House School is a happy, friendly residential special school in Alnwick for children and young people aged 2-19 years of age with a range of special educational needs and disabilities. Our residential provision was inspected by Ofsted in October 2019 and we are proud that it was graded ‘Good’ in all areas.

We are searching for a caring and self-motivated Waking Night Attendant to support the Headteacher, existing Head of Care and small team of residential key workers to provide overnight care and supervision for the pupils who access our 24 hour curriculum. All of our pupils have special educational needs and disabilities.

You will be responsible for supervising the residential provision overnight and the majority of your shifts will be spent working alone. General duties will include conducting regular pupil checks throughout the night and supporting pupils’ evening and morning routines, such as getting them up and ready for school.

You should be capable of maintaining a high quality approach to the delivery of care and supervision of children with special educational needs and disabilities. Our school and residential team of staff are committed to ensuring that our children and young people’s different abilities and individualities are celebrated – at Barndale House School and residential ‘every day is an opportunity to shine’.

Previous experience in a similar education or social care setting and an NVQ level 3 qualification relating to children, young people / social care are an essential requirement for this role. The post is also subject to an enhanced criminal records / DBS check which will be carried out prior to the start of employment.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all of our staff to share this commitment.

Further information about the school and residential provision can be found on our website.

If you are successful for interview please download and bring with you to interview the completed Criminal Records declaration form.

Closing date: noon on Wednesday 8th July 2020
Interviews will be week commencing 16th July 2020

School Name: Barndale House School
Full address: Howling Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland
Postcode: NE66 1DQ
Tel.: 01665 602541
e-mail: admin@barndalehouse.northumberland.sch.uk
Website address: www.barndalehouse.northumberland.sch.uk