Care Worker Waking Nights - Oakham

Recruiter
Acorn Care And Education Limited
Location
Oakham, Rutland
Salary
18127.0000
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Shires at Oakham is part of the Acorn Care and Education Group, and is an independent special school and care home which opened last year. The Shires at Oakham caters for students aged 11 to 19 who have autism, and who may have learning disabilities and challenging behaviours. The home and school occupy the same site and the care and education staff work closely together to achieve outstanding outcomes.

Due to our continued growth we are looking to recruit competent, passionate waking night care workers. Ideally candidates will have at least six months’ experience within a similar setting, recent experience of working waking nights, a good understanding of autism and be working towards a Level 3 Diploma in residential childcare or equivalent, however if you have not got the qualification but have the experience, are passionate and committed to providing a high standard of care and facilitate our students personal developments then we would like to hear from you as in return we offer career training opportunities to the right candidates.

All successful candidates will need to display a commitment to promoting the safeguarding and well being of our young people, be able to drive the Shires’ vehicles and participate in activities with the students.

Positions are full time, working a rolling shift patterns of 4 nights on followed by 4 nights off commencing at 20.45 until 08.45 and will include weekends and bank holidays.

Benefits include: travel allowance, training, free meals, parking, uniform, pension, life insurance, annual loyalty bonus and a generous 6.6 weeks holiday entitlement.

For more details please see our website or contact or email

The Shires at Oakham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks. CVs will not be accepted and a completed application form must be submitted.

The Shires is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing Date: Tuesday 8th August 2017