Isle of Wight Council

Beaulieu House (a children’s residential & respite service)

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Support Worker x6 (Ref: 2022_102)

Beaulieu House

Grade 4 £21,575.00 to £21,968.00 per annum FT

Contact: This is a challenging yet exciting position, If you would like further information, would like to have a look around and an informal discussion please contact Richard Evans on richard.evans@iow.gov.uk or by telephone: 01983 533024.

Vacancy Reference: 2022_102

Closing Date: 31/01/2023

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 1 x 37 5x 30 per week

 

Vacancies:

Short breaks – 3 x 30 hours

Children’s Home - 1 x 37 hours, 2 x 30 hours

 

Are you looking for a new fun exciting career working with young people? Then Beaulieu House is the perfect place for you. We are currently recruiting for Support Workers in both our Children’s Home and Short Breaks service.

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'. As a support worker at Beaulieu House, you will have the opportunity to have a positive impact and improve the quality of life of our young people. We always are trying to offer our young person the chance to develop independence through life skills. We also want to make sure our young people have fun and access new experiences. We are child led and are always looking for activities for the individual, we and our young people have had great fun accessing Legoland, Robin Hill, Marwell Zoo and much more.

We are looking for passionate and proactive support workers to join our team in the children's home and short breaks service at Beaulieu House. This rewarding role involves supporting children with behaviours that challenge and complex medical needs to achieve their full potential.

 

The role is suitable for anyone who has a passion for supporting young people with developing independence and enriching their lives through activities and experiences. Our staff team come from all different backgrounds and level of experience. Some have lots of experience in the care or social sector and some come with no experience. At Beaulieu House we offer a wide range of training opportunities to support our staff team with their own personal development. 

 

As a Support Worker at Beaulieu House, you can expect benefits such as;

• Employee Assistance Program

• LGA pension

• Comprehensive training

• Shift enhancements and overtime opportunities

• Staff benefits scheme which includes childcare benefits scheme, travel and local retailer discounts.

 

This is a challenging yet exciting position, If you would like further information, would like to have a look around and an informal discussion please contact Richard Evans on richard.evans@iow.gov.uk  or by telephone: 01983 533024.

 

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

 

A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 is available to new employees subject to qualifying criteria. Further details are available upon request.

 

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. 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, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure 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.

If you have difficulty completing your online application or if you need further information about how to apply, telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

 

We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. 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. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.

Closing date: 31st January 2023