Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
If you enjoy helping children and want
to make a positive difference to their lives this job could be perfect for you.
Beaulieu House is a children's home and
short breaks service for children with disabilities located in Newport Isle of
Wight. Our recent Ofsted inspection graded us as 'Good'. Ofsted reported that
'Staff place the well-being of individual children at the centre of their
practice, irrespective of the challenges that children may present' and 'Children,
irrespective of any disability they may have, enjoy access to a range of
social, educational and recreational opportunities, including activities in the
We are looking to recruit similarly
minded, hard-working team members, who share our goals and aspirations and
actively work to help us achieve them. In return, we offer training and career
As a Care Assistant at Beaulieu House
you can expect:
• A comprehensive induction
• Friendly and supportive team
• Fun, enthusiastic and rewarding
• Overtime opportunities
• Career progression opportunities
• Professional training and
qualifications including QCF Diploma Level 3
• Free uniform
• Induction Training
• 31 days annual leave entitlement
• Staff Benefits Scheme: childcare
benefits scheme, travel discounts [Hover travel, Wightlink and red funnel]
employee assistance programme and more!
This is a challenging yet exciting
position. The successful applicant will have previous experience working in the
care settings. They will have the ability to support disabled children on a 1:1
and as part of a team.
full current UK driving licence would be advantageous.
For further information or an informal
discussion please contact Rich Evans on 01983 533024
Find out more about working for the Isle
of Wight Council and living on the Island here.
This council and its schools recruit
according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect
all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
The Isle of Wight Council
protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity
of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to
support the different needs of our employees.
The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is
proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to
better reflect the diversity within our local community.
In addition to the above,
the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that
providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the
advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered
an opportunity for an interview within the council.
interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to
you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear
from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret
that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.
Please note that this role falls within
the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire
County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment
is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council delivers, on
behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions
and did so for an agreed period of five years from 1 July 2013, the original
five year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State
finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities
for a further five years.
The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire
County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who
take operational responsibility for children’s services.