Residential Social Care Worker

6 August 2020
Full Time including some weekends
Lyndene, 11 Ollerton Road, Edwinstowe, NG21 9QE
Children, Families & Cultural Services
£22,911 - £26,317 per annum

Working in Residential Child Care is no ordinary job therefore to fill our vacancies we only want extraordinary people!

We are a 3 bedded specialist Children’s home in Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire. We are looking for committed and resilient individuals to work with our children. The work is challenging but rewarding. You will be able to make a difference to a child’s life.

Experience influences behaviour as a result our children can display challenging and sometimes very risky behaviours. We are aspirational for the children we care for and work relentlessly to maximise their full potential in all areas of development.

The team are very experienced and supportive of new team members. The two successful candidates will join a developing team, determined to work hard to meet the needs of the children we look after. Ideally you will have NVQ3/Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare, if not, you will be required to undertake this qualification. You will also need to have at least 6 months experience within Residential Child Care.

This is a 24 hour a day service therefore you will be required to work a variety of shifts including, evening, weekends and bank holidays. Shift work can have an impact on your lifestyle, rotas are implemented in advance to provide you with a work life balance. Our evening, weekend and bank holiday shifts attract enhanced payment therefore increasing your basic salary.

Applicants will need to ensure that when applying they evidence in as much depth as possible their answers to the shortlisting criteria.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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