Residential Social Care Worker

5
4 November 2019
Permanent
Social Work/Care, Childrens Social Care
Full Time including some weekends
Minster View Children's Home, Upton Road , Southwell , Nottinghamshire, NG25 0PT
Children, Families & Cultural Services
£22,911 - £26,317 per annum

Minster View is a Children’s home providing both residential placements and overnight short breaks for children and young people with significant learning disabilities and associated challenging 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 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 physically and emotionally challenging environment?

Do you have experience of working with children and young people within a residential setting or in a similar role?

Are you prepared to work shifts over 7 days a week including bank holidays? The early shift starts at 7am until 3pm and the late shifts are 2pm until 10pm. You will also have sleep in and night awake duties. You will also have key working and shift leading responsibility.

In return we can offer:

  • Pay scale SCP 24-28 – starting at £22,911 and rising to £26,317 per annum
  • Enhanced pay for shift work
  • Generous holiday entitlement above statutory requirements
  • Full induction including enrolment on a relevant Level 3 qualification if one is not already held
  • Local Government pension scheme
  • Westfield health scheme
  • Many other employee offers and benefits which come with working for Nottinghamshire CC

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 also proud of our staff team and you will receive regular supervisions with a senior member of staff.

For further information and/or informal discussion please contact Sallyanne Quickfall (Recruiting Manager) on 01636815450 / sallyanne.quickfall@nottscc.gov.uk

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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