Clayfields House Secure Children’s Home provides care for young people aged from 10 to 18 who are either remanded, serving a sentence or accommodated for welfare reasons.
We are looking for inspirational, motivated individuals who have the right skills and knowledge to work with the most vulnerable young people, meeting their physical, emotional and mental health care needs.
Are you motivated, caring and committed to meeting the needs of the children and young people you care for as well as having the ability and resilience to work in what can be a very challenging environment?
Do you have experience of working with children and young people within a residential setting or in a similar role? Are you a team player who is interested in solutions? Are you resilient to act as a safe base for young people who need safety, challenge and support?
We are looking for individuals who are prepared to follow a shift pattern over 7 days a week including bank holidays? The AM shift starts at 7:45am until 2:30pm and the late shifts are 2pm until 10:45pm. You will have the opportunity for sleep in duties. You will also have key working and shift leading responsibility. You will receive allowances for weekend working, unsociable hours, sleep in duties, and bank holiday working.
For an informal discussion regarding this post please speak to the Duty Manager on 0115 9170010
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.