Full-time Children’s Leaving Care Night Support Worker

at Lavoro Care in Preston

Job title – Children’s Leaving Care Night Support Worker

Location – Preston

Pay - £10-£11 per hour

Hours – 22.00-08.00, full time, part time and weekend only



Job Role

Your role is to support and promote the independence of the young people in your care in preparation for the challenges of life and to help them within achieving their goals. When the young people come out of residential services or placement breakdowns, the young people need the emotional support from our staff, as the young person may have challenging behaviour and complex needs. Your job is to provide a safe, supportive, stable environment for young people, this will prepare them with life skills, knowledge, attitudes, and confidence for moving on towards independent living. We believe that by delivering positive life experiences we can show our children that there are people in their lives who will care about them. Our support workers work closely with these children self-belief and realisation that they are entitled to the same opportunities as everybody else.


We have an exciting opportunity for 4 support workers to join our successful team as a waking night support worker. Working alongside a strong team within the Preston Area for children leaving care, preparing them to live life independently.


As a waking night support worker you will be required to:

-          To provide advice, assistance, and support to young people, always safeguarding their welfare

-          To act as an appropriate role model, to work closely with them to enable them to address their difficulties and achieve their full potential as they transition to adulthood

-          To attend to their physical, practical, and emotional needs

-          To ensure care leavers are living suitably and be well prepared for independent living


The successful applicant will:

-          A minimum of 6 months experience working with children and young people

-          Full driving licence with access to your own vehicle

-          You must have the legal right to work within the UK

-          Full employment history with any gaps explained

-          A fully enhanced DBS (we do accept portable)


If you are interested in this position, please apply without delay OR call one of our friendly consultants for a chat about your career on 0151 922 9925

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Published at 21-09-2021

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