Night Shift Leader (SEN Residential Childcare)

Salary: £19,250 per annum

Hours: Fulltime

Location: Oakfield, Stoke Gifford, BS34

Important: A full U.K. driving license is essential. Transport will be provided.

It’s a really exciting time to work for Aurora Hedgeway School. We are currently looking for a skilled and experienced Waking Night Shift Leaders to join our growing team who are making a real difference to young people’s lives.

Aurora Hedgeway School is in the village of Pilning, 15miles north of Bristol, and provides personalised education and care for children and young people aged 8-19 years old, with communication and intensive needs, typically associated with Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, PDA and other challenges. The student's residential home is based in Stoke Gifford and as such, candidates must hold a full U.K. driving license to aid in transferring the students to their classes. Transport will be provided. 

The role is about supporting your Managers (and deputising in their absence) in working with a team of Night Support Workers to maintain a stable, happy and caring environment throughout the night that puts the health, safety and welfare of our children first. The role will provide appropriate physical and emotional support to children within our residential settings.

The candidate will have a full UK Driving Licence and also have a QCF Level 3 in Childcare or a QCF level 3 in Residential Childcare

If you are passionate about giving children and young people life chances that will shape their future, then you may well be the person we are looking for.

The Aurora Group acquired Hedgeway in December 2016 and has great plans for its development. Aurora is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special needs, and we are growing fast. Within our first year of operation we have enjoyed great success and have 9 services across the country.

Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Career Progression

  • Life assurance

  • Pension plan

  • High street discounts

  • Child care vouchers

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Up to 6.6 weeks paid holiday

Aurora is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special needs and disabilities.

If you are interested then click “Apply Online” below. Alternatively, text Adam on 07392 872 778 or download our application form below and email it to

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care. Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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Closing Date: Open