Job details

Reference number - 2044-2496

Location - Portsmouth

Salary - details in main page

Job type/hours - permanent, 20 hours per week

Closing date - 5.00pm on the 22 November 2018


Salary: £18,413 - £20,653 pro rata + 33% allowance for shift work as you will be required to work weekends & bank holidays as per the Unit rota.  2 waking nights on average per week.

Portsmouth City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is also committed to promoting quality childcare across the City that works to improve outcomes for children.

DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Every post is subject to PCC and Portsmouth Safeguarding Children’s Board safer recruitment procedures.

The waking night staff member is there to ensure that children and young people are safe and monitored through the night.  You may be required to administer medication therefore you need to be fully aware of the relevant policies and procedures.  Although you will be based at an identified home you may be required to work at any designated location within the City of Portsmouth.  We are looking for a person who is highly committed to children and young people, have the ability to contribute towards a caring environment, communicate positively and effectively, and can maintain their own work load. 

For further details on this role as well as information on how to apply, please click on the links below.

How to apply

You can apply by post or email. Please see the 'How to apply' document below.