Residential Care Worker
The Big House is an eight bedded children's home providing overnight short breaks for children and young people with significant intellectual disabilities and complex behaviours. We are looking for inspirational individuals who have the right skills and knowledge to work with the most vulnerable service users, meeting their physical, emotional and health 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 physically and emotionally challenging environment?
Do you have experience of working with children and young people in a residential setting or similar role?
You will need to be prepared to work shifts over 7 days a week including bank holidays. The early shift starts at 7am to 2:30pm and the late shifts are 2pm to 9/10pm.
In return we offer:
- Enhanced pay for shift work
- Generous holiday entitlement above statutory requirements
- Full induction including enrolment on the Level 3 Diploma
- Local government pension scheme with a 6.5% employer contribution
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Many other employee offers and benefits which come with working for Nottinghamshire County Council
We are a forward thinking, innovative home which prides itself in providing the best possible care for our children and young people ensuring they meet their full potential. We are proud of our staff team and you will receive regular supervisions with a senior member of staff. There are extensive training and development opportunities, which you must be prepared to fully commit to.
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 a Stonewall Top 100 employer as well as being accredited as a Disability Confident Organisation. Therefore, the County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.