Prioritising Education

Homes2Inspire have three dedicated Education Engagement Coordinators who are the link between the home, the local authority and the school. They advise on admissions, attend statutory meetings to advocate for our young people and provide career's advice across all homes.

Delivering Qualifications
As a registered Youth Awards Provider, we encourage all our young people to complete the Asdan Accredited Youth Achievement Awards. The awards range from Bronze to Platinum which upon completion, the young person will be credited UCAS points.
Assessing Development
We use the Boxall Profile to track the progress of cognitive development and behavioural traits of our young people. We work with local authorities and schools to identify and implement strategies for development and how we can best support them.
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Residential Youth Support Worker (Complex Needs)

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Residential Youth Support Worker (Complex Needs)

Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Salary: £20,091.00 to £23,000.00 per annum (dependent on training and experience)

Overtime opportunities available, plus £33.00 per sleep in completed

Closing Date: 10th June

Interview Dates: 11th June 2020 via Video Call


Homes2inspire support the delivery of specifically designed, child centred professional care services which clearly address the needs of each of our children and young people, and therefore, it is desirable for candidates to be able to communicate in British Sign Language or Makaton level 1.


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:

· Are able to communicate in BSL or Makaton level 1

· 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.


Career Progression

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 Karan Heir on 07526 170627, or visit our website at


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.

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Our Education Team
Paul Maginnis - Senior Education Engagement Coordinator

Paul worked as a careers and employability adviser before joining Homes2Inspire in June 2016.

Angela Day - Education Engagement Coordinator

Angela spent 10 years working in schools as a careers adviser and pastoral care coordinator, before joining Homes2Inspire in April 2019.

Laura Trow - Education Engagement Coordinator

Laura has experience working in schools and developing education packages in prisons before joining Homes2Inspire in January 2020.