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

Location: Nidderdale Children's Resource Centre

Title: Children’s Residential Worker - Nidderdale (Harrogate)

Salary: Up to £30,151 per annum
Location: Nidderdale Children's Resource Centre, Ripon Road, Harrogate 
Contract type: Established 
Contract hours: Full time, part time, relief and 30 hour waking nights

The future is extremely bright at the Award winning Nidderdale Children’s Resource Centre, join us as we empower and support children and young people with Complex Health Needs, Disability and Autism.


We work closely with families and other professionals to ensure that we have sound knowledge of the children we are caring for and are able to meet their diverse range of needs, interests and backgrounds. We focus on the strengths and positive attributes of the children to encourage the growth of self-esteem and empowerment and support them to develop to their full potential.

The role of Resource Centre Worker is invaluable, rewarding, complex and challenging, you will play an essential role in providing support and direct care to children and young people, and subsequently build empathetic respectful relationships.

At times this role may be challenging but you will be supported through a comprehensive programme which ensures new recruits have a thorough induction which includes training, shadowing experienced staff and competency testing. An extensive review of performance and capability takes place during the probation period for new starters. This makes sure staff are safe and ready to take on their roles in caring for children and young people.

We have been Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ for 4 years providing a highly effective service that consistently exceed the standards of good.

We have full time hours available and will consider part time hours too! This role is working a variety of shifts Monday to Sunday, this will include evenings and two weekends a month. We offer Short Breaks for children and young people from Nidderdale but we also run a Holiday Club, an Outreach service in Skipton, go on lots of residential holidays and run a fully accessible festival every year !

Key dates

Closing Date – Sunday 19th March 2023

Shortlisting Date – TBC

Interview Date – TBC

Key documents

Job Description

Job Description - Part Time/Full Time Established.docx
Rewards Booklet

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To informally discuss this role or to find out further information please contact 01609 533044 or 
[email protected] / [email protected]

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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