Residential Youth Support Worker - Northampton

Residential Youth Support Worker - Northampton Northampton, England

Prospects Services
Full Time Northampton, England 25401 - 25906 GBP ANNUAL Today
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Children Services | Support, Advice and Guidance


Eversley House- Northampton


£25,401 - £27,306 per annum (Inclusive of average sleep-in payments and attendance bonus)

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Job role: Residential Youth Support Worker

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire

Salary: £25,401 - £27,306 per annum (Inclusive of average sleep-in payments and attendance bonus)

What can Homes2Inspire offer you?

  • To be a part of a supportive team that provides a safe and loving home for children and young people
  • £41.60 per sleep in shift completed (Staff members complete an average of 1 sleep-in per week – amount can vary per month depending on the needs of the home and rota)
  • Attendance bonus scheme offers earning potential of an additional £1400 per annum
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays with increases with length of service (up to 33 days after 5 years’ service) and ability to purchase additional annual leave
  • Learning & Development - Funded 3-week initial training course and an opportunity to achieve QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification
  • Awards & Recognition - From Long Service Awards to Non-Absence Awards, we recognise the hard work and effort our people put and ensure we reward where we can
  • Medicash - claim back an annual cost of everyday healthcare, such as dental, optical treatment and specialist treatment for yourself and your family members
  • Wellbeing Support - Employee Assistant Program (EAP) 24/7 access to support via phone, sms, whatsapp and live chat. 8 free counselling sessions/short-term solutions provided. There is also an internal health and wellbeing team who are on hand and available to provide professional help and support during difficult times
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme where employees can earn a £500.00 bonus every time for referring the right candidate to us
  • Shopping, Cinema and Holiday discounts – you can also sign up to the Blue Light discount card for £4.99 for 2 years to access additional online and retail savings
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – A cost-effective solution to getting new cycling equipment
  • Subsidised days out and activities with our young people
  • Meals included during shifts

What you’ll bring:

  • An enthusiasm to work for a top ten residential children’s homes provider, Homes2Inspire, which is part of one of the UK’s largest charities, Shaw Trust!
  • A willingness to work towards or current qualification in QCF level 3 in Residential Childcare or equivalent.
  • A full UK Driving Licence (preferred)
  • Flexibility to work shifts, including long days and sleep-ins.

Homes2Inspire provide homes and services that are nurturing, warm and welcoming. Our caring staff teams are committed to providing safe, well-planned care to children and young people who have often faced real challenges in their early years.

Working in partnership with the local authority, the home will provide child-centered care to young people who need specific support and safeguarding. A working day in a Residential Childcare setting can be unpredictable with varying duties. The role of Residential Youth Support Worker for young people with complex needs can be challenging and will require staff members to work as a team and be confident in responding to and safeguarding the young people in our care.

Each service within Homes2Inspire is unique, but united in the belief that every child and young person deserves the best possible start in life. For further information please visit our website

Please note:

  • All successful candidates will be subject to a vetting process in line with safer recruitment requirements. This includes right to work checks, Enhanced DBS Check for Children and Adults workforce (H2I will cover the cost of this check) and satisfactory reference checks in line with safer recruitment requirements.
  • Shaw Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.
  • Ofsted regulations outline that support workers working with children and young people must be 3 years older than the oldest young person within the home e.g., if a young person in the home was turning 18, you would need to be 21 at a minimum.
  • We are not able to support visa sponsorship applications.

Our Strategy

To find out more about Shaw Trusts aims in our 2030 Strategic Directive available here:

Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.

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Prospects Services
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$100 to $500 million (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Civic, Welfare & Social Services