You will work across the service at Charles House, Rednal, Camborne House Aston and Warwick House Acocks Green, Edgewood Road Hawksley. Shifts include Morning, evening and night shifts.
Are you passionate about caring?
Are you committed to supporting children using short breaks?
Are you highly experienced with working with children with a disability?
Birmingham Children’s Trust is going from strength to strength. We are the largest provider of family support and social care services for children, young people and families in the country. Our goal is to become a center of excellence in both social care and family support.
We have an excellent residential provision that offers long term and short breaks to disabled children and their families. As part of Birmingham Children's Trust the residential service benefit from then partnerships across the trust and work with Social Care Services Education and Health to provide wholistic services and the best package of care to children.
Birmingham Children’s Trust are looking for enthusiastic and committed members of staff to provide support and care to young people with disabilities who are living at the home or receiving short breaks. You will support children with their daily lives including activities, personal development and personal care.
We are looking for people who can engage with disabled children and are passionate about getting the best outcomes for children and their families. The Residential provision is a 24hr service, applicants for these roles will be expected to work shifts, weekends and bank holidays, you will need to be able to work at short notice to cover shifts due to gaps in covering the homes rotas or when there is a need for additional personnel, this will include day and night shifts.
For this role we are looking for someone who has relevant experience of working with children including disabled children. You will need to hold the QCF level 3 in children and young people or equivalent.
You will be expected to undertake a range of training, including training in communication with non- verbal children and some health care training. Specialist nurse trainers will enable you to be competent in this area. You will also be expected to undertake a high level of personal care.
All the residential provisions are Ofsted registered and operate within the legal framework of The Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 and The Quality Standards. The roles are subject to satisfactory DBS check, references and a 6 month probationary period. The homes are managed by a Home Manager who is registered with Ofsted and are overseen by the Responsible Individual.
We would welcome visits to the homes by applicants. Please contact managers to arrange:
Julie Clark - Charles House, West Heath - 0121 675 5879 firstname.lastname@example.org
Nicola Larkin - Warwick House, Acocks Green email@example.com - 0121 675 1139
Angela King - Camborne House, Aston Angela.E.King@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk - 0121 464 7747
Anne Fenton- Edgewood Road, Hawksley anne.fenton@birminghamchildrens trust.co.uk
0121 675 3924