Location: Haviland Way, Cambridge, CB4 2RA
Contract: Permanent, Full Time (average of 35 hours per week on a night basis which will include weekends and Bank Holidays.)
Hours : Nights 9.30pm to 7.30am
Salary: £22,500 per year
How do we work?
Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children in the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of 301,000 children, young people and families.
Haviland Way provides a home from home setting for children and young people aged 8 – 19 with learning disabilities, who may also have physical, complex health or behavioural needs in a comfortable and safe environment. Our home has four bedrooms, a large communal sitting room and kitchen / dining area, along with a ball pool, sensory room, quiet rooms, computer room and large themed gardens for our young people to enjoy during their stay.
We encourage young people to participate in leisure and recreational activities in the local community, according to their preferences and needs, in order to develop their independence and social network. Our service provides the main carer with an opportunity to have a break whilst delivering a stimulating and enjoyable experience for the young person.
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Plus, there's a lot more besides.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fun and supportive environment, and make a real difference to vulnerable children's lives and build a fulfilling and meaningful career with a leading UK children's charity.
Action for Children is committed to safer recruitment practices, designed to protect the welfare of the children and young people using our services.
If you meet all the criteria and would like to proceed with your application, you'll be redirected to an application form on our website which should take a few minutes to complete. Please have your CV available to upload. As this job involves working around children, there are some specific questions we need to ask you as part of your application process. Thanks for taking the time to apply and we wish you the best of luck!
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