Residential Childrens Worker

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The Old Post House, Chesterfield
Salary details
Grade 9 £13.58 - £14.57 per hour
Job term
No Guaranteed Hours
Appointment type
As and when required
Closing Date
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We are looking to recruit a number of relief Residential Workers to work at The Old Post House Children's Home. 

The Old Post House is situated in Calow, Chesterfield. We can admit 10-18 year olds. The homes ethos aims to create a culture in the home which centres on learning, creating positive attachments and ensuring our young people gain positive outcomes which will give them the best possible chance to succeed when the time comes to move onto independence. The home is currently judged to be Outstanding overall – last inspection February 2022.

PACE runs throughout the home and all staff are aware of the importance of using theory in our practise.


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.