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Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We have a number of vacancies in our establishments around the UK. Please apply for these positions through the relevant listing.

You will need to apply using the Kedleston Group application form and the equal opportunities form.

You can download the application form here   Kedleston Group Application Form

You can download the equal opportunities form here Kedleston Group Equal Opportunities Form

Alternatively, you can email any questions or requests for information to careers@kedlestonschools.com

Care Worker (Children's Home)

Contact Information: careers@kedlestonschools.com
Location: Heysham, Lancashire
Salary: £18,034.62 - £20,619.30 per annum depending on experience
Date Posted: 23/05/2019
Closing Date: 23-06-19
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Heysham House
Job Qualifications: No Qualifications
  • Are you committed to providing the highest standards of care to children and young people?
  • Are you skilled at building warm, caring and professional relationships with children, young people, and their parents, carers and key workers?
  • Do you hold a driving licence?

Then we would love to hear from you!

We are looking for both qualified and unqualified Care Workers to join our small and friendly team at Heysham House. Level 3 Health & Social Care qualificiation preferred but we will also consider applications from unqualified candidates who are willing to work towards completing a level 3 qualification within 2 years, which we will support you with.

The roles available are full time (40 hours per week), however we are also open to receiving applications from those wishing to work part time hours.

As a Care Worker, you will provide a stimulating environment, conducive to the educational, personal and social development of the children as well as maintain good order and discipline among the children in accordance with our Management of Behaviour Policy. 

You will organise and participate in recreational outings and visits for the children as well as provide structured recreational clubs and activities for their development.

You will also be a Key Worker for a child or small group of children offering appropriate levels of support, guidance and care, collating reports and taking overall responsibility for the production of these for submission at the Children’s Initial Reviews and Annual Reviews.

You will also participate in the transport of children as a driver and / or escort to their home areas or other places in accordance with Heysham House’s Driver and Vehicle Company Policy.

In return we can offer you a generous annual leave allowance, stakeholder pension contributions, employee benefits programme, a rage of development opportunities as well as friendly, supportive and nurturing working environment as part of our small team at Heysham House.

If you feel you meet the requirements for the role, please complete an application form.

Heysham House, part of the Kedleston Group Limited, creates a safe caring and nurturing environment, where we provide opportunities for young people to achieve to their best ability. We offer 52 week residential placements for up to 5 young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties who are entering into young adulthood and preparing for independent living and further education or work.

Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people in our care and expects all colleagues to share in this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check upon appointment.

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