Job Title: Day and Night Residential childcare workers
Salary: £18,137.60 - £19,656
Hours: Full Time
If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and vulnerable adults, we have the role for you!
We’re looking for Day and Night Residential childcare workers to join our friendly team at Barton School, in Lincolnshire. Someone who has an interest in working with vulnerable children and young people and who has some knowledge of Autism and the associated difficulties would be perfect for this role.
About the Service
Options Barton is a DfE registered school and OFSTED rated children’s home offering a purpose built service specially designed to meet the educational and development needs of the children in our care.
We provide care to children and young people with autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and associated difficulties. Based in Barton Upon Humber, North Lincolnshire, we are within easy reach of Barton, Scunthorpe, Doncaster, Hull and surrounding towns. Plus, 3 Months bridge toll paid if applicable.
About the Group
Options Autism is part of the Outcomes First Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.
We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.
Job Summary and Duties
As a Residential Support Worker, your role will involve supporting children and young people with autism, learning difficulties and complex needs. The position focuses on developing independent life skills through individually designed programmes.
This Day role is offered on a full time 40 hour per week contract on an agreed 2-week rolling day rota working 1.30pm – 10.30pm to include weekends and sleep-in duties. Please note however that during school holidays, our day shift runs 9.45am – 10.15pm.
This Night role is offered on a full time 42 hour per week contract on an agreed 2 week rolling night rota working 10.00pm – 9.30am to include weekends. Please note however that during school holidays, our night shift runs 10.00pm – 10.00am.
Following a thorough induction and training programme, your duties would include:
- Promoting life skills and independence in the home, developing domestic and personal skills
- Preparing for and encouraging morning routines
- Managing complex and challenging behaviour
- Documenting all children’s activities, reporting and recording key aspects of their care
- Be willing to study for or hold Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent
- Keen to work with children with complex and challenging behaviour
- Able to work independently and as part of a team
- Clear and concise written and verbal communication
- Have the flexibility and willingness to work shifts, including weekends and sleep-in duties
Please apply online now or call 01652 631280 for further information.
Interview dates are rolling weekly, so if you’re interested, please apply now.
Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.
Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and expects all staff to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.