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

Contact Information: careers@kedlestongroup.com
Location: Poynton, Buxton and Disley
Salary: Unqualified rate £12.31 per hour - Qualified rate £13.72 per hour plus £60 sleep-in shift payment for day care workers
Date Posted: 06/10/2022
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Vernon House, Dovedale House and High Peak House
Job Description:

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. This role is working across our 3 Children’s homes in Poynton, Buxton and Disley,

As a Bank Day Care Worker 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. If you achieve it within 12 months, you’ll also get a £1000 bonus!

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:

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 you 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.

The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We will ask you to complete a criminal self-declaration form, and we will conduct online searches for information that is publicly available. 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.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:

We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we need a helping hand. We'll be in touch directly if we need you! Any unsolicited CV’s will be sent at the recruitment agency’s own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’ and we have no liability to you for any fee or otherwise. We reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your terms and conditions for this vacancy. By submitting an unsolicited CV to us, or to any member of our staff, you accept these terms as the default position. If we require your assistance with any vacancy we will contact you.

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