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Night Care Officer (Swanwick Lodge) HCC367771

Job Details:

Salary range: £19,265 - £20,290 pro rata, per annum Plus a market supplement (pro rata of £5,000 pro rata, per annum (plus enhancements for unsocial hours)
Work location: Swanwick Lodge, Southampton, commutable from Winchester, Eastleigh, Portsmouth, Fareham
Hours per week: flexible contract with hours between 21-37 per week for the right candidate, on a four week fixed rota
Contract type: Permanent
Contact details for an informal discussion: Emma Haskell 01489 581913

Are you passionate about helping Hampshire’s most vulnerable young people?

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate staff to join our workforce at Swanwick Lodge, a secure children’s home in the heart of Hampshire. Swanwick Lodge accommodates up to 16 young people aged 11-17 who have been placed in a secure residential setting for their own safety and wellbeing. We provide full care, education and healthcare for young people in line with the ‘secure stairs’ model of care.

You will work as part of a diverse team, and your focus will be to monitor and provide care during the night for young people, many of whom with complex care needs, to ensure their health, safety and wellbeing.

No formal qualifications are required; you will be provided with the necessary training and support required for the role, as well as opportunities to develop both personal and professional skills.

Our waking night shifts are 21.30 – 08.00 (10.5 hours per shift) if you would like to discuss shift patterns, please do contact us.

For a full list of the role requirements and selection criteria, please refer to the job description and person specification on our website.

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check. As such, and as per safer recruitment requirements, please note we will take up references prior to interview.


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.



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