Bank Residential Care Workers – Children and Young People
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Bank Residential Care Workers – Children and Young People

Contact Information:
Location: Kirklington, Newark
Salary: Unqualified rate £11.20 per hour - Qualified rate £12.61 per hour plus £50 sleep-in shift payment for day care workers
Date Posted: 01/12/2021
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: contract
Setting: Wings School Notts
Job Description: No Qualifications

At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as ‘outstanding’ in every way.

We will never be the biggest, but we will lead, and others will follow.

About the roles:

Bank roles offer a great work-life balance as hours and days available vary.

As a Bank Day Care Worker at Wings School Notts, you will provide a stimulating environment, conducive to the educational, personal and social development of the children as outlined on their education, health and care plans (EHCP).

As a Bank Night Care Worker, you will remain awake throughout the night whilst supervising the home and ensuring the safety of our young people. You will check that all of our children and young people are present within the home and will assist with any child who may be unwell, upset or just wants to talk - therefore you will be a great listener, and ready to lend an ear as and when needed.

About you:

Ideally, for these roles, we are looking for someone who has experience of working within a children’s home setting, is passionate about supporting young people and holds, or is working towards a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent. If you don’t have the experience or qualifications yet, but share our commitment to developing confident and capable young people and making a difference to their lives by meeting their educational, health and social care needs in structured, nurturing school and home provisions, we would love to hear from you. We will fund your level 3 qualification and provide the support you need to successfully achieve it.

Why work for us?

  • a competitive salary
  • a comprehensive induction programme so you can hit the ground running
  • continued professional development and training
  • a friendly, passionate team committed to getting the best outcomes for our young people

Benefits include:

  • £500 refer-a-friend bonus
  • discounts on cinema trips, electronics, fashion, home and garden, travel, groceries, gifts, utilities, health and fitness
  • birthday treats
  • employee assistance and counselling service, wellbeing support and advice
  • optional flu jab 

About us:                                       

Wings School Notts, part of Kedleston Group Limited, is an independent specialist day school and children’s home in Newark for children and young people aged between the ages of 9 and 17. Children who have social and emotional needs (SEMH), autism (ASC), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attachment needs, childhood trauma or other specific learning difficulties thrive at Wings School Notts and we have received four 'Outstanding' Ofsted Social Care gradings in a row, with Ofsted saying "The children’s home provides highly effective services that consistently exceed the standards of good."

We look for people to join our staff team who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people.

Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. You will be expected to engage in annual safeguarding training, be familiar with key policies and ensure you know the steps to take should be made aware of a safeguarding or child protection concern. You will remain vigilant and act swiftly if you have concerns about a child and be an appropriate role model for both children and colleagues at all times.

The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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