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Support Worker – Children’s Homes

Homes 2 Inspire
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£20,346 - £22,382 per annum plus £33 per sleep in completed
Closing date
14 Nov 2021
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Support Worker – Children’s Homes

£20,346 - £22,382 per annum plus £33 per sleep in completed

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Homes2Inspire Ltd are proud to be a part of Shaw Trust Group, a charity helping to transform the lives of children and young people and adults across the UK.

Homes2inspire Limited are excited to be opening 4 new Children’s Homes in Nottingham to support local children and young people. The homes will be 2 bed and 3 bed homes which will allow staff to work closely with the children and young people in a nurturing, homely environment.

Homes2inspire are a rapidly growing organisation with 30 registered Children’s Homes and 2 Semi-Independent Provisions within the UK. The staff teams strive for excellence to ensure the Children and young people receive the quality of care they deserve and are ready for the next stages in their lives.  

You will be expected to work closely and collaboratively as a team to support the young person, ensuring they are empowered, protected and safeguarded and their best interests are at the heart of everything they do. You will need to be resilient, creative, motivated and willing to work within a fast-paced environment.

Your duties and responsibilities will include defining structures and boundaries of behaviour to the children and young people, acting as a positive role model, demonstrating the value of education to the children and young people supporting them to achieve better outcomes, ensuring house paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner, and creating and producing activities to occupy and develop the young person to support them gaining life skills.

Essential Criteria

  • Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with others.
  • Eagerness to develop professionally and obtain QCF Level 3 in Residential Childcare.
  • The ability to work in an ever changing and fast paced environment.
  • Ability to act as a positive and inspirational role model for the young person and team around you.

Previous experience is ideal however not essential for the role. We would welcome candidates with previous lived-in experience to apply for the role, and you will be guaranteed an interview.

What we can offer you?

  • Competitive salary.
  • Career progression within a rapidly growing organisation.
  • Ongoing support, guidance and mentoring from Management team.
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays which increases with length of service.
  • Ability to purchase additional annual leave.
  • Other benefits to be discussed during interview.

For further information please visit our website or contact Dominique O’Connor on 07827 843794.

Please note: all successful candidates will be subject to a vetting process, inclusive of a DBS check, Right to Work checks and references will be obtained.


At Homes2Inspire, part of the Shaw Trust Group, we are passionate about what we do. As one of Ofsted’s top 10 private and voluntary children’s homes providers, we strive for excellence in the care we provide, ensuring our children and young people are ready for the next stages of life. We provide a home to over 100 children, in 27 locations across the country and are a provider of choice for local authorities.

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In order to provide the best care for our children and young people, we want to have the best team.

In addition to job satisfaction and quality training and personal development throughout your career, staff can enjoy the following employee benefits:

  • 20 days annual leave plus 8 Bank holidays in lieu.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Shopping, cinema, and holiday discounts.

Homes2inspire offer careers in a rewarding industry, with job security and opportunities for progression and development. Previous experience is not essential, except for our senior positions. We encourage applicants who have
transferable skills and an enthusiasm for working with young people to apply.

If you have the passion and drive to improve the lives of children and young people and want to act as a positive role model we would like to hear from you.

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