Hours: 30 per week
Contract Type: Permanent
If you enjoy helping
children with disabilities and want to make a positive difference to their
lives this job could be perfect for you.
Our staff describe working
at Beaulieu House as ‘Every day is different’, ‘I love the great teamwork’,
‘everyone really cares about the children’, ‘there is a family feel to it’ and
‘We’re dedicated to giving the children the best experience’.
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
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 Care Assistant at
Beaulieu House you can expect:
comprehensive induction and ongoing training opportunities
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.
For an informal discussion
please contact Richard Evans, on 01983 533024.
more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.
Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is
supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour
Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. 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, who is proud to
encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better
reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are
a Disability Confident
Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this
means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised
role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity
for an interview within the council.
council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy
and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this
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
has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services
functions and will continue to do so
until 2023. 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.
We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. 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.
If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply
to alternate posts that may be suitable.