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Rolle House Children’s Home

Residential Support Workers

Salary range for 35 hours per week, all year round, £22, 051 – 29, 252 pa*

*The minimum salary for this role with no sleep-in rate applied is £22,051pa. The salary including sleep-ins may be up to £25,051pa (or £29,252 for those at top of the pay scale).

Team Leader Residential Support

Salary range for 35 hours per week, all year round, £27,302 – 32,530 pa*

*The minimum salary for this role with no sleep-in rate applied is £27,302pa. The salary including sleep-ins may be up to £30,302pa (or £32,530 for those at top of the pay scale).

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Gain professional qualifications and training whilst working, which are rewarded through pay progression.

 

Join our award-winning team

  • Are you passionate about wanting to make a difference to young people’s lives?
  • Do you have experience of working with children with additional needs, and a desire to work within a care setting?
  • Would you like to help young Deaf people with additional needs achieve independence within a nurturing setting?
  • Interested in learning BSL, and developing a wide range of skills with opportunity for career development?

We’re seeking enthusiastic and committed Residential Support Workers to join us at Rolle House Children’s Home. Be part of an inspiring team supporting our students to develop their independent living skills, whilst supporting their education.

The Home has a distinct ethos as being nurturing and child-centred, applying therapeutic and trauma informed approaches (Thrive). You’ll receive training and have your own development plan that enables you to learn quickly and apply this to your role. In the day to day of your role as Residential Support Worker, you’ll be supporting our young people in developing their everyday opportunities, creating fun and developmental activities that support their independence. All helping to create happy memories as part of the young people’s childhood experiences.

Working with us you can be certain that you are part of a team that does its utmost to inspire and enable our young people to thrive.

Students and staff on Exmouth beach

Details of shift patterns

Working on a rota as part of a team of four and reporting to a Team Leader, you’ll work around 35 hours per week (including sleep-ins as part of a 24 hours shift) across a 3-week shift pattern. 

The shift pattern is to work three 24 hour shifts for two weeks including one day on the weekend, and in the third week one shift.

 *Regular sleep-ins will be required with the role but these are not contractual or guaranteed. Sleep-ins are paid at a rate of £45 per night.   

Meet the staff

Chris and Emma share their experience of working as Residential Support Workers at Rolle House.

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Getting to see the children succeed is the biggest reward for me.

I think as long as you’re caring, you’ve got empathy and you’re strong, then you’ll be fine!

Emma

Residential Support Worker

Can you demonstrate:

  • Experience of working with children with additional needs, and a desire to work within a care setting
  • A caring and resilient personality who really wants to make a difference to young people’s lives
  • The drive and motivation to achieve outstanding outcomes for the young people we support
  • Proven experience with working in a successful team
  • Commitment to training and development, including sponsorship to achieve BSL and NVQ L3 in Residential Care (Children and Young People)

 

Why work for us?

Fantastic benefits
  • Group Personal Pension including 8% employer contribution
  • Life assurance scheme of x3 the employees actual salary
  • Sponsorship to achieve British Sign Language (BSL) qualifications up to Level 3 and NVQ qualifications
  • Recruitment referral bonus scheme of £500 in total
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee assistance program
  • The opportunity to join a committed team of professionals working together to secure high achievement for all our young people
  • Opportunity to work in caring and supportive home, part of a larger Charity and located within a very close proximity to the beach.
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Find out more

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact us:

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adult, as such an enhanced DBS check is required.

The Academy is a Disability Committed Employer in promoting diversity and inclusion for all its students and staff. The Academy is also signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant in supporting ex-service personnel in recognising their skills and experience.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands and final warnings that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).

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