Dedicated Waking Night Supervisor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/07/2021 23:59
£25,991 - £29,577 Grade 8
secure allowance (£766.20 per annum pro rata) and enhanced payments for unsociable hours
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Your usual place of work will be Aycliffe Secure Centre, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.
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Closing date:
31 Jul
Further Information

Post title: Waking Nights Supervisor – full time.

Salary: £25,991 - £29,577 Grade 8
Plus secure allowance (£766.20 per annum pro rata) and enhanced payments of a third for unsociable hours.

Job Location: Your usual place of work will be Aycliffe Secure Centre, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

Dedicated Waking Night Supervisor
Do you want a challenging and rewarding career with real opportunities to change the lives of young people in secure care? If you are dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic then we want to hear from you.

Who we are:
Aycliffe Secure Centre is a state-of-the-art secure environment with first class facilities and rated Outstanding by OFSTED. Our philosophical approach is to provide exceptional parenting to our young people and see beyond their behaviour to go the extra mile

Aycliffe Secure Centre cares for young people who are sentenced, remanded or cared for under a secure accommodation order as directed by the courts. They need support and intervention in a safe and caring environment, while working on rehabilitation, education and training in vocational and life skills.

Why choose us:
Working at Aycliffe Secure Centre is not just a job, it’s one of the most rewarding career choices you will make. Our work is challenging and physical but if you have the drive and dedication, resilience and passion then you will enjoy an exciting and stable career with us.

We offer a comprehensive induction for all new staff, excellent training and development opportunities, and support structure for staff.

We offer regular one-to-one sessions to discuss and reflect on your work, access to in house psychological, and other specialist support.

The Role
Responsibilities include working to the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015, implementing high quality care for young people with complex needs. The post holder will provide leadership to the team, alongside tasks of supervision, appraisal, timetabling, some sickness absence Management, identifying training needs, quality assurance of work and deputise for the manager in their absence. Take responsibility for out of hours management of the home during the night time hours supported by senior manager on back up duty.

What you can expect
• 26 days holidays per year increasing to 31 after five years continuous local government service
• Option to purchase up to 10 additional days annual leave per year through our salary sacrifice scheme
• Contributory career average salary pension scheme
• Pay enhancements for unsociable hours
• Trade Union membership
• Discounted gym membership
• Employee Assist Scheme

Useful information
You will work an average of 37 hours per week, within a designated shift pattern between 9.00pm – 7.30am.There is a requirement to work bank holidays, and on a weekends to provide management cover within the centre. There may also be some normal office hours in the work for training, development and orientation.

This role might not be for everyone, but if you’ve read the above and are still excited about this opportunity, we would love to hear from you.

We’re making a difference - be part of it.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on 03000 264086 / 266148 or via e-mail at PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.