Are you an experienced children’s support worker who is looking for a new adventure?  Then join our highly valued team and start a truly rewarding career!

Salary:  £34,824.00* per annum. Opportunities to pick up extra shifts. Overtime paid at an enhanced rate. 
Hours:  2 days on, 4 days off shift pattern (to include sleep nights) . We are a 365 day a year service due to the nature of our work. Rotas given in advance

Essential requirements for a Senior Children’s Home Support Worker:
  • A minimum 12 months experience in a children’s residential care home
  • Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare 
  • A full driving licence issued in the UK
  • Applicants must have full right to work in the UK with no restrictions
  • In depth knowledge of Ofsted regulations, expectations and best practice 
  • 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
Esland are driven to changing children’s lives for the better by providing best-in-class specialist services.
We are looking for nurturing and supportive people, who can give our children the best quality care and allow them to achieve amazing outcomes!

Benefits of becoming a Senior Support Worker at Esland:

  • We offer routes for progression and the opportunity to complete Level 4/5 Residential Childcare qualifications.
  • 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!
We know our teams make a big difference and we want them to feel rewarded for their hard work and dedication!

About our schools:

Our homes range from solo to 3 bedded homes offering crisis intervention and trauma informed therapeutic care.  Our young people receive the highest quality care and support with all their educational and emotional needs as well as engaging in their favourite hobbies and interests. 

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.
For more information about Esland, visit www.esland.co.uk
*Estimated salary based on a pay rate of £14 per hour for days and working an average of 8 sleep-nights per month paid at £60 per sleep.

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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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