Residential Care Worker

25 January 2021
Full Time including some weekends
West View, Chesterfield Road, Pleasley, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG19 7PE
Children, Families & Cultural Services
£20,493 - £23,080 per annum

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

We are a 4 bedded specialist Children’s home and we are looking for committed and resilient individuals to work with our children. The work is challenging but rewarding. You will be in a position to make a positive 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 successful candidate will join an experienced 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 and 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 has an impact on your lifestyle, and you should consider this before applying. Our evening, weekend and bank holiday shifts attract enhanced payment therefore increasing your basic salary.

You will need to ensure that when applying you evidence in as much depth as possible your 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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