Temporary Residential Social Care Worker (2 posts)
Clayfields House provides secure care for young people aged 10 – 18 who are either remanded, serving a sentence or accommodated for welfare reasons. We require staff who are committed to providing consistent care, are able to work within clear boundaries and can further the wellbeing and development of our young people.
You will need a range of skills, experience and qualities including being fit and healthy for these posts, able to provide reports giving insight and analysis into young people’s behaviour and a strong desire to improve the life chances of young people. Join us to take responsibility for meeting the complex needs of young people at the centre. Your role will involve key working, activity management, report writing and engaging with young people in one of our three house units. You will be a team player, more interested in solutions than problems and resilient enough to act as an anchor to young people who need safety, contentment and a new sense of direction in life.
You will be working on a rota, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
We regret that the design of the building may make it unsuitable for persons with a mobility disability. However, disabled applicants who meet the essential short-listing requirements will be guaranteed an interview.
For an informal discussion regarding this post please speak to the Duty Manager on 0115 917 0010.
Minimum age of applicants is 22 – Quality Standards & Regulations 2015.
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.
This vacancy is closed to applications.