Residential Youth Support Worker (Children’s Home)
Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire
Salary: £20,696 - £22,382 per annum (dependent on training and experience)
Overtime opportunities available, plus £33.00 per sleep in completed
The Right Candidate
The successful applicant will act as a corporate parent to the children we care for, helping them thrive in their day to day lives. Duties include; school runs, activities such as shopping or taking them to swimming lessons, cooking and providing these young people with a warm and nurturing home environment.
We are looking for individuals who:
· Have the passion and drive to improve the lives of children
· Desire and are willing to learn and develop new skills
· Are resilient and able to support our children and young people in their most difficult times
· Are a great role model
A full UK Driving Licence is preferred to support with school runs and activities.
Previous experience within this field would be advantageous, however this is not essential. We welcome applicants that we feel have the right characteristics, aptitude, and life skills to work with our young people.
Please note successful applicants with a QCF Level 3 will enter the business at a higher salary. No QCF Level 3? No Problem! Homes2Inspire will cover the cost of QCF training for all of our current employees.
Due to our rapidly expanding business, career progression is a guarantee for the right candidate. We offer succession planning for our employees and help guide them through their Support Worker role into more senior positions within the company.
What We Can Offer You
We realise in order to provide the best care for our children and young people, we need to have the best staff!
Here at Homes2Inspire, we invest in our people. All successful candidates are offered internal and external training, free of charge throughout their employment.
Your starting salary may increase following your probationary period, and again upon completion of your first year in service. Your salary will also be subject to annual reviews, and increases awarded once employees have passed their QCF qualification.
The work undertaken by our dedicated team is invaluable to us, we have ensured our thanks is communicated in a generous benefits package:
- 28 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
- Auto enrolment pension scheme
- Life assurance
- Shopping discounts
- Cinema discounts
- Holiday discounts
Homes2inspire also offer a Refer a Friend scheme where employees can earn a £400.00 bonus for referring the right candidate to us!
If you wish to discuss this role any further, please call Kim Murray, Children's Home Manager on 07793437449 or visit our website at www.homes2inspire.co.uk
Please Note all successful candidates will be subject to a vetting process in line with safer recruitment, which include a DBS check, Right to Work checks and reference checks.
Homes2Inspire Ltd are proud to be a part of Shaw Trust Group, a charity helping to transform the lives of young people and adults across the UK and internationally.