Cotswold Chine School, Box, Nr Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 9AG

Employer: Cotswold Chine School

Salary: From £12 per hour (higher at weekends and higher rates of pay for staff with RQF Level 3) and £89 sleep in rate which equates to an average salary of £32,530 per year

Hours: Full time, part time and term time only options available

Closing: 31st August 2024

Would you like to make a difference and work for a charity?

Cotswold Chine School, part of Novalis Trust, is a charity that supports children with Neurodevelopmental Difficulties.

Key Workers have a crucial role in each home:

  • Establishing key support relationships with children and young people
  • Giving them the care, guidance and support they need to thrive

What we offer:

  • Excellent training opportunities, including RQF Level 3, Level 4 Certificate in Trauma Informed Care
  • Fixed 2-week rota including every other weekend off.
  • Staff supported in a community setting with good team relationships
  • Equivalent of 6 weeks annual leave per year pro rata
  • Clear progression career path for staff who wish to develop their careers within the Trust.
  • Free onsite parking and free lunch/meals provided
  • Entitled to apply for Blue Light discount card
  • Health Cash Plan for Employees
  • Employee welcome bonus where you could earn an additional £600 in the first year, with payments made between 6 weeks and 1 year (subject to the normal PAYE deductions)

Requirements for the role:

  • Some experience of working with people in a person-centred way is desirable but not essential.
  • An ability to adapt your approach to individual needs and come up with creative solutions to overcome challenges will also help.
  • Kind, caring, adaptable and reliable.

This position is known internally as a Key Worker.

Novalis Trust is committed to Safeguarding. If shortlisted, you will receive a self-disclosure form to complete and return to us prior to interview. All applications will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity.