Residential Child Care Worker (Part-Time)


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Residential Child Care Worker (Part-Time)

Haresfield, Lacock Wiltshire

Children and Young People Residential Care – LD

£9.10 - £9.25 an hour

Part Time contracts available with guaranteed hours

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

About us

Haresfield is a specialist residential home for young people aged eight to eighteen, with learning disabilities, complex needs, and behaviours that may challenge. Based in the Wiltshire countryside near Chippenham,

Our commitment to you

  • Guaranteed contracted hours
  • £9.10 - £13.88 per hour
  • Entry Level £9.10
  • QCF Level 3 £9.25
  • Bank Holiday £13.65 - £13.88 per hour
  • Great work/life balance
  • Supportive Management team
  • Funded apprenticeships and diplomas
  • Accredited Positive Behaviour Support Training
  • Receive up to £300 for Employee Referrals
  • Employee of the month awards
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • 24 hour confidential employee advice line

Job description

  • Full time and Part Time contracts available with guaranteed hours
  • Day shifts term time weekdays 7am - 11am
  • Day shifts school holidays and weekends 7am - 2.30pm
  • Socialising with our young people and creating fun and engaging activities and home events
  • Cooking and support in the kitchen during meal times
  • Assisting with fantastic days out with our young people
  • Assisting with personal care
  • Complete relevant documentation

About you

You will:

  • Hold a valid driving licence with access to a vehicle
  • Be a positive role model
  • Have experience working with children and young people with complex needs and behaviours that challenge
  • Remain calm under pressure
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be committed to developing positive working relationships
  • Due to regulatory requirements we are unable to accept applications from people under the age of 22. (This Role is exempt under the Equalities Act 2010, Schedule 9 part 1)

Covid Update

We are following the Government’s Guidelines to ensure the safety of our young people and the team who support, to limit the spread of infection in our children’s homes.

We are committed in all aspects of safety for our team and young people, to reassure everyone that we always have full PPE supplies for all our services.

Our early adoption of the vaccine means as a key worker you will have access to an early vaccination, alongside weekly tests, known as PCR testing, whilst working in one of our homes.

Safeguarding commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.