Residential Care Worker

11 October 2022
Part Time
The Big House, Church Street, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9QA.
Children, Families & Cultural Services
£20,852 - £23,484 per annum (pro rata)

The Big House is an eight bedded children's home providing overnight short breaks for children with a significant intellectual disabilities and behaviours that can prevent challenges. We are a forward thinking, innovative home which provides a high level of care for the children we work with ensuring that they reach their full potential. We are looking for inspirational individuals who have the right skills and knowledge to work with the most vulnerable children, meeting their physical, emotional and health care needs.  

Are you motivated, caring and committed to meeting the needs of the children you care for as well as having the ability and resilience to work in what can be a very physically and emotionally challenging environment?

You must have 6 months experience working with children, young people or adults either in a voluntary, work or other relevant setting. You will be expected to work shifts over 7 days including weekends and bank holidays. The early shift is 7am to 2.30pm or 7am to 11am with the late shift being 2pm to 10pm. The role has enhanced pay for weekends and bank holidays.  

You will be given a full induction and you will be expected to undertake all training relevant to the post.  If you do not have the appropriate level 3 qualification, you will be required to register for the qualification within 6 months of being confirmed into post.  You will be supported to achieve the qualification. You will also have regular supervision with a manager.  You will also receive a generous holiday entitlement above statutory requirements.  


Appointment to this post is subject to a 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.

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.

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