Residential Social Care Worker

2 April 2020
Full Time including some weekends
12 months
The Big House, Church Street, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9QA
Children, Families & Cultural Services
£22,911 - £26,317 per annum

The Big House is an eight bedded short break home for children with significant learning disabilities and associated challenging behaviours.  We are based in the village of Edwinstowe, in a purpose built home that opened in 2016.

We are looking for a motivated, individual with the right skills and knowledge to work with our vulnerable children, meeting their emotional, physical and health care needs.  We need someone who is caring, patient 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 experience of working with children within a residential setting.  

The post involves working shifts which include weekends and bank holidays.  The shifts are either 7am-2.30pm or 2-10pm on a rota basis, working two weekends out of three, you will also be expected to sleep in when needed.  

We offer enhanced pay for shift work. You will receive a full induction and regular supervision from a manager. You will also receive extensive training and development opportunities. 

We are a forward thinking, innovative home which prides itself in providing the best possible for our children ensuring they meet their full potential.  

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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