Night Care Worker

2 August 2019
Childrens Social Care
Full Time
Lyndene Children's Home, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9QE
Children, Families & Cultural Services
£18,795 - £19,554 per annum

Lyndene children's Home is situated in rural North Nottinghamshire. The home is rated "Good and "Outstanding by Ofsted. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is passionate about working with children. The successful applicant will join our very experienced and skilled team as a Night Care Worker.

The children living at the home have experienced acute disruption in their lives. They require significant support from their carer’s, to build positive relationships and make positive choices. 

You will need to be committed to working with children with emotional difficulties and be proactive in decision making. Within this role you are enabling children to remain safe and experience positive care that is consistent and nurturing. You will need to demonstrate resilience in the support you will offer children within your role. At Lyndene we strive to provide outstanding care to vulnerable children. Our aim and approach are to maximise the children’s life experiences to ensure they can be aspirational, have a real sense of belonging, make progress and achieve their individual goals.

This post offers excellent rates of pay, terms and conditions. There is a clear pathway for career development, with the opportunity to be enabled to complete the Apprenticeship, (Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare).

The successful candidate will be supported to complete a six-week induction period within a six-month probation period. You will receive on-going robust support from the Lyndene team. You will receive service specific training and regular supervision which will be facilitated by a manager.

For further information we would encourage you to contact the Managers of the home on 01623 824536 and ask to speak with Lindsay or Karen.

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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