If you enjoy helping children with
disabilities and want to make a positive difference to their lives this job
could be perfect for you.
We are looking for passionate and
proactive care assistants to join our team in the children's home at Beaulieu
House. We are looking specifically for people to join our team who enjoy
supporting people with behaviours that challenge. You will need to demonstrate
experience supporting people with communication difficulties and behaviours
that challenge. You will have the ability to prioritise, work on your own
initiative and be part of a team.
Beaulieu House is a children's home and
short breaks service for children with disabilities located in Newport Isle of
Wight. Our recent Ofsted inspection graded us as 'Good'. Ofsted reported that
'The children are treated with dignity and respect. They are not disadvantaged
or socially isolated. Their differences are embraced and celebrated, and they
feel free to express their individuality without fear or judgement.'
We are looking to recruit similarly
minded, hard-working team members, who share our goals and aspirations and
actively work to help us achieve them.
As a Bank Care Assistant at Beaulieu
House you can expect:
and supportive team
enthusiastic and rewarding environment
training and qualifications
meals on shift
Benefits Scheme: childcare benefits scheme, travel discounts (Hovertravel,
Wightlink and red funnel) employee assistance programme and more!
This position is an exciting opportunity
to gain valuable experience working in childcare and residential settings.
A full current UK driving
licence would be advantageous but not a requirement of the role.
For an informal discussion please
contact Mark Dawkins, on 01983 533024.
Find out more about working for the Isle
of Wight Council and living on the Island here.
This council and its schools recruit
according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect
all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
The Isle of Wight Council protects its
employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our
workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to
support the different needs of our employees.
The Isle of Wight Council is an equal
opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all
cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our
In addition to the above, the Isle of
Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an
individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and
have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for
an interview within the council.
interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to
you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear
from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret
that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.
Please note that this role falls within
the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire
County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment
is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council delivers, on
behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions
and did so for an agreed period of five years from 1 July 2013, the original
five year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State
finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities
for a further five years.
The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire
County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who
take operational responsibility for children’s services.