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Residential Officer (Waking Nights)

Job Description

Residential Officer (Waking Nights) needed with Portsmouth City Council

Start Date- ASAP

Location - Portsmouth

Duration - 5 months initially

Hours per week - 30 hours per week

Salary - £15.36 an hour


  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 21.30 - 07.30
  • Waking nights, ensure security and provide a position response to children if they are awake. Ensure children are safeguarded effectively
  • You may be required to administer medication therefore you need to be fully aware of the relevant policies and procedures

What is required?

  • NVQ Level 3 in child care
  • Have experience of working in a residential setting
  • Experience of completing daily record sheets and report writing to a good standard

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
  • Payroll service twice a week.
  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.