Residential Support Worker

Residential Support Worker Location: Nottingham (NG5 / NG7 / NG11) Salary : £23,761 to £24,761 p.a (INCLUSIVE of sleep-in allowance) Contract: Full time, permanent Do you want to make a positive impact in young people's lives? About us Total Care Matters is an established residential children's home provider, with seven regional homes and looks after children in care between the ages of eight and seventeen Role We are excited to hear from you for our Residential Support Worker vacancies at our children's homes in Nottingham (NG5 / NG7 / NG11)
• You will become part of a small, caring team supporting young people
• Your role will be diverse and shift based and will include overnight sleep-ins
• Your day may include taking the young people to school, appointments and activities
• Your daily tasks may include some administration, household chores, cooking and helping young people with their personal care Salary Your annual salary will be made of a base rate, dependent on qualifications and experience, plus payment for sleep-ins. The base rate salary scale is £18,500 to £19,500 p.a, plus £62.64 per sleep-in (up to £5,261 per year). The salary is payable on a monthly basis, at the end of the month in arrears. What else do we offer?
• Excellent development and comprehensive vocational training opportunities
• 40 hour working week (excluding Sleep-ins)
• QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare Qualification
• Good induction and support package
• Excellent prospects to develop into "Homes" and "Operations" management
• Growing and expanding company focused on quality outcomes Qualifying criteria Candidates must:
• Be over 22 years old
• Have a passion for, and ideally experience of, working with children
• Have excellent communication skills
• Have a full UK manual driving licence
• Be willing to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure
• Be eligible to work in the UK Please note This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check. Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role. The cost will be deducted from pay. In line with the National Minimum Standards: Children's Homes Regulations (England) 2001, "no person works in a children's home unless they are at least 4 years older than the oldest child accommodated". Therefore, this vacancy does have age restrictions for applicants. 'Total Care Matters Ltd. is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce'. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role, click on "APPLY" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance. No agencies please. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/94403085

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