Children’s Residential Worker - Northallerton
North Yorkshire
Up to £30,151 per annum pro rata
19th Mar, 2023
Job description

Job Title:– Various posts

Salary: Up to £30,151 per annum pro rata
Location: Morton on Swale Children’s Resource Centre

Hours: Various (Full time, Part Time and Relief)

Contract: Permanent/Relief

About the role

Morton on Swale Children’s Resource Centre provides support to children and young people with disabilities. They offer short breaks and day care and support young people to access local facilities, and have adventures. We are looking for people who are enthusiastic about involving all of our young people within the community and in centre based activities.


Many young people we support have autism with varying levels of challenging behaviours. Some young people have complex health needs requiring additional support with moving and transferring, epilepsy management, administrating of medication and gastro and feed care for which you would receive training.


The role requires staff to work shifts including early mornings, evenings, sleep ins and waking nights as appropriate to the post they apply for but there are additional shifts which are available to staff to pick up on a monthly basis.


As a Resource Centre Worker you would be working within a staff team throughout the day but required to lone work if carrying out a waking night duty but would have sleep in staff to support if required.


You will be required to carry out duties such as personal care, housekeeping tasks, key working and medication amongst other duties. You would also be required to work 26 weekends of the year


About you

We are looking for part time, relief and waking night staff to join our committed team at Morton on Swale Children’s Resource Centre. 


We need passionate, committed, creative, enthusiastic and highly skilled child focussed professionals with a positive approach and an understanding of safeguarding practice in a registered childcare setting. You should be an effective communicator who can adapt the way you communicate to engage young people who may not use words to speak.

You should have willingness to complete an apprenticeship as part of your role to a level 4 standard.


You will need to demonstrate good recording skills, IT skills and an ability to work within professional boundaries.

In return for your commitment to us, you will work within a supportive and child focussed team, receive regular training, supervision, appraisal and have lots of fun.


If you would like to discuss any of these opportunities further please contact Zoe Allen on [email protected]

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.


Key Documents


Job Description - Relief Children's Residential Worker


Job Description.docx - Established Children's Residential worker

Total rewards brochure


Key Dates

Closing Date –Sunday 19th February 2023 

Interview Date – TBC



Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.


NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.


We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYCC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.

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