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Assistant Residential Care Worker - Weekend enhancements available

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Cambridgeshire County Council
£19,650 - £20,043
London Road, Harston
Closing date:
11 July 2022 at midnight
Are you looking for a career with great job satisfaction, supporting children and young people?

We have an opportunity to join us as an Assistant Residential Worker at our care home located in London Road, Harston, Cambridge.

We provide full time residential care for children and young people aged 8 to 18 who have learning or physical disabilities and/or additional health or behavioural needs.

Join our team and we will offer you:
• A comprehensive induction, ongoing training and continuing professional development
• Plenty of opportunities for career progression
• Monthly supervision with a senior member of staff who will guide and support you
• Support to gain your Level 4 Diploma in Residential Childcare
• An experienced staff team member to mentor you
• Generous annual leave allowance, increasing with length of service, plus the option to buy additional leave
• Generous mileage allowance of 45p per mile (up to first 10,000 miles and then 25p per mile). An additional fuel allowance of £30 per month has been agreed for the 2022/23 financial year for employees driving over 300 business miles per month.
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
• An hourly rate equivalent to £10.19 - £10.39 with enhanced pay rates for Saturdays (£15.29), Sundays (£17.91) and bank holidays (£20.38)
• Free on-site parking

We asked our team why they love working at London Road; here is some of what they said:

“London Road and the children we support changed my life and I wouldn’t have it any other way”.
“Seeing the impact the work we do has on children and families is really uplifting. I am so glad to be part of something that makes such a positive difference”.

For you to excel in this role you don't need previous experience in care, just the passion and belief that you can make a difference. Apply today and see for yourself!

This is a rolling campaign, and we will review applications daily so please don't wait for the closing date to apply. Candidates will be progressed shortly after they apply, and the opportunity will be filled as soon as we identify a suitable candidate, which may be before the closing date. So please don't hesitate, we want to speak to you now!

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. This is fully funded by CCC. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.

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