Residential Care Worker
Caudwell house in Southwell is a home for children with physical disabilities and health needs. It provides a service for children on a residential and short break basis and has been awarded outstanding by Ofsted since 2011.
The post requires you to offer the highest level of physical and emotional care, interact positively with the children, enable them to have a voice, contribute to a positive environment, including the provision of play and leisure activities, and to ensure the best outcomes for children enabling them to reach their full potential.
You will be required to perform personal and intimate care tasks and health procedures and will be given training to enable you to do this confidently and competently.
You are required to work evenings and 2 out of 3 weekends in addition to some bank holidays and additional pay is given for this.
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.
Nottinghamshire County Council strives to ensure that it goes beyond the requirements of the Equalities Act and prides itself on being accredited as a Disability Confident Leader Organisation.
Therefore, the County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, religion, belief, pregnancy and maternity status, age or sexual orientation.