Senior Residential Care Worker

Everyone deserves an incredible future!

Become a Senior Care Worker with Acorn Education & Care and start working towards yours.

Role: Senior Care Worker

Salary: £11.11 per hour

Plus, £1,102.50 - £1,653.75 cost of living allowance and up to £1,500* per annum travel allowance

Contract: Full Time; Permanent

Acorn Education & Care are a values-driven organisation that strives to put both our employees and residents first. We provide continuous professional development to take your career further, alongside fully accredited courses to support your development.

Your wellbeing matters to us, and therefore we offer discounted gym memberships, Our Employees Reward Hub that offers great rewards such as discount vouchers, we offer Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per annum, plus our “Moment in Time” that allows additional days leave for a special day in your life, whether this be an anniversary, Birthday, Child’s first day at school or simply just a day to relax!

Benefits: we want our residents to have the best care possible, and therefore strive to look after our employees to make this possible. You’ll get an exceptional reward package that includes:

· Funded qualifications: starting with working towards a funded Level 4 Apprenticeship for Children Young People and Families Practitioner

· £11.11 per hour

Plus, £1,102.50 - £1,653.75 cost of living allowance and up to £1,500* per annum travel allowance

· Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per year (with options to purchase more)

· Life Assurance

· Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions

· “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And market leading benefits offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform Vista that enable you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover


Plus, outstanding development and support starting with our award-winning induction programme, to supporting you with specialist qualifications and best in class management development and hi potential programmes, so you can flourish and develop your full potential.

About the Home:

Acorn Education and Care are recruiting Children’s Senior Care Workers to join our teams within the Oxfordshire region. Our registered independent children’s homes offer residential care for children & young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH).

Each of our homes are within commutable distance from Chipping Norton, North Aston, Middle Barton, Kidlington, Oxford, Bicester, Aylesbury and other surrounding towns and villages.

Who are we are looking for?

To become a Senior Care Worker with us, you will need to have achieved your QCF Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People, or NVQ equivalent. You should also have at least 1 year’s hands on experience in a similar residential environment.

We know that the children and young people in our care can be challenging, and we are looking for Care Workers who are up for that challenge. You will be patient and resilient, and able to recognise the reward in transforming a young person’s life. You will take care of everyday needs, using a calm, reliable approach that builds trust and confidence.

You will be friendly, approachable and kind in your dealings with your team and children and young people. You will be committed to giving them the space and opportunity to thrive, playing your part in creating a nurturing environment in which they can fulfil their potential.

You will play a key role in the smooth-running of the site, and you will have a good grasp of safety and hygiene, and a conscientious dedication to the young people’s wellbeing. This is a role in which attention to detail really counts – and one that touches the real lives of people every day

If this sounds like you, please apply below or give us a call on 01204 558 055.

Being exceptional is just a call away.

What we need from you:

· Full and valid UK Driving Licence

· Access to a car

· Right to Work in the UK

· Currently hold Level 4 Apprenticeship for Children Young People and Families Practitioner or NVQ Equivalent

· Passionate about caring for Children and Young People, and to support them to reach their full potential

*Travel allowance of £100 is awarded for a round trip of 40-80 miles. £125 for 81+ miles

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

 


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