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Residential Care Worker

Vacancy Details

Salary: £24,920 - £27,514 + Allowances
Job Type: Permanent
Category: City Council (External Vacancy)
Closing Date: 07/31/2022
Reference: 0000013454


Directorate: Children & Family Services 

Section: Small Group Homes

Grade: Level 7

Hours: 37 hours or 18.5 hours per week on a rota basis which includes evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Salary: The full time salary is £24,920 - £27,514 + allowances for weekend working, 12.5% shift allowance and sleep in payments.


A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work within Stoke on Trent City Council’s small group homes. We are looking for skilled, experienced staff to work with children and young people across Stoke on Trent to deliver best outcomes and to keep them safe.  Our small group homes are of excellent quality and we have high expectations on how we deliver the best care to our children and young people.


This is a challenging role and you will need to be flexible to the needs of the service by facilitating a rolling rota, which includes evenings, weekends and bank holidays and working at short notice.  You will also be required to sleep in when required and rostered to do so. 


We offer exceptional training opportunities to staff and a great induction plan with on-going support and supervision.


If you feel you have the skills and experience to hold this position, we welcome an application from you.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.


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If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email or call us on 01782 238199.

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you have the Right to Work in the UK?


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