Overview

Do you want to make a difference to a child’s life?  Then become a highly valued Children’s Residential Support Worker and start a truly rewarding career!
 
Hours: full time, 1 day on 2 days off or 2 days on, 4 days off (with sleep nights). We are a 365 day a year service due to the nature of our work.  Rotas given in advance.

Pay rate: £12 to £12.30 per hour, days (depending on qualification), £60 per sleep night (equates to approximately £30,672 to £31,294 per annum).  Opportunities to pick up overtime at enhanced rate
 
Esland are driven to changing children’s’ lives for the better by providing best-in-class specialist services.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for nurturing and supportive people, who can provide outstanding childcare and support our young people to achieve amazing outcomes. 

Our Stafford home is a small group home that offers a homely setting for three young people who need therapeutic placements.  Our teams support their young person with all of their domestic needs, education, socialisation skills while learning new things and experiencing fun activities and excursions together.

About our schools:

We know our teams make a big difference and we want them to feel rewarded:
  • We offer routes for progression and the opportunity undergo a qualification once employed
  • We offer BILD accredited, paid induction training 
  • You will have access to a company app that provides high street discounts, online medical support, financial advice and counselling
  • A day off for your birthday (in addition to your holiday entitlement)
  • Access to a holiday home based in the Peak District where you can stay for free, on the company!

What we are looking for:

  • A Full driving licence issued in the UK
  • Applicants must have full right to work in the UK with no restrictions
  • Prior experience in a children’s care role (desirable)
  • Values in line with Esland’s, such as taking a therapeutic, person-centred approach to childcare
  • Due to industry regulations, applicants must be aged 21 or above
Successful employment is subject to satisfactory Full Enhanced Disclosure, right to work and reference checks in line with government regulations and Safer Recruitment Practices (the company will cover the costs).

All young people are equally entitled to have their needs met in a fair and balanced way. Esland employees are responsible for promoting equal opportunities for all and for challenging any behaviour or practice which discriminates against any young person or colleague on the grounds of race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, or any other perceived difference.

We can offer:

About Esland

With over 35 years of residential childcare experience, the Esland group now has more than 60 residential children’s and assessment homes, and three schools, that are spread across the Kent, Hertfordshire, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, Bedfordshire, Nottinghamshire, West Midlands and Northamptonshire regions of England. We strive to support our children to achieve their very best outcomes, through our bespoke residential care, education, therapeutic and activity-led wraparound services.

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