Current Vacancies

Night Awake - £23,500 to £27,334 + Benefits

Join our dedicated teams and help make a difference

As a night awake you will be involved in the overnight care and support of our children on a flexible basis

currently recruiting for Appletree (Natland) & Willow Bank (Kendal)

You need:

Sound communication skills, patience and resilience

Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new skills

Ability to work shift patterns

A drive to work with children 

We will:

Support you throughout the application process

Give you an in-depth induction 

Ensure you receive all mandatory training required

Invest in your career development including professional qualifications

 Successful applicants must: 

Undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure

Be able to provide satisfactory references 

Comply with the requirements of Appletree Treatment Centre and related legislation concerning children

Night Awake Job Description

Any questions, call 015395 60253 for a friendly, confidential chat - or email

When you hear and see what we do 

you won’t want to work anywhere else

Application Form Word Doc - (complete and return via email)

email completed forms to  

Application Form pdf - (print, complete return via post) 

Return printed forms to Appletree Treatment Centre, Natland, Kendal. Cumbria LA9 7QS

We will ensure you receive all mandatory training required

Our well-run homes and high adult to child ratio ensures that all the children’s emotional and physical needs can be met and without compromise. The main positive of working for ATC is our goal to integrate all children back into their families or foster care and that we are not happy to be another staging post in a childhood and adolescence spent in care. Night Carer – Joined 2019 

Everyone within Appletree Treatment Centre has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. We carry out the appropriate vetting and verifications on all staff and this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We might conduct an online search as part of due diligence checks in the recruitment process. As this position is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 no convictions or cautions are protected and will not be filtered from an enhanced DBS Certificate. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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