Salary range: £27,741 - £30,451 per annum, plus night and sleep-in enhancements
Work location: Maytree House, Didcot
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: This advert is open-ended and will be closed once a sufficient number of applications have been received. We would therefore encourage early application to avoid disappointment.
We currently have two roles available within Residential Edge of Care (REoC) for Residential Housing Support Workers in our Move on Home
The move on provision provides intensive supported housing accommodation for Looked After young people aged 16 to 18 years, working to create individual pathways for residents requiring additional support for their transition towards independent living.
This is a rewarding role, which will allow you to contribute towards achieving 5 key outcomes for children and young people:
You will be working as part of a team, operating a shift pattern including weekends, evenings and Bank Holidays; sleeping in as required.
To be successful in the role you need the awareness of Young People’s Rights Issues as well as 5 key outcomes for Children and Young People.
You will be experienced in working with young people in a related field. This will be coupled up with a working knowledge of relevant legislation.
In addition, our expectation from the successful candidate is the willingness to undertake developmental qualification training as required.
It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county - we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the very best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.
We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.
Please click here to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Paul Jacobs, Team Manager - Move on Homes on Paul.Jacobs@Oxfordshire.gov.uk
To apply, you will need to complete an online application form. This includes a section asking you to explain how you meet the selection criteria, as specified in the job posting. You may attach a cover letter and/or CV to your application form, however it is not mandatory.
If you experience any difficulties whilst completing the application form, please contact the Recruitment Team using Recruitment Application Enquiry Form on the Home Page.
Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships.
All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.
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