This job has expired

Residential Worker

Wakefield Council
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
£16,817.51 - £18,308.76, Grade 7, 24 hours, Permanent
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

View more

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

We are seeking to appoint suitably skilled and motivated people to work with children and young people in a Wakefield MDC Children’s Home. York Villas in Normanton provides full time care for children with disabilities.

You will hold a Diploma 3 in Residential Childcare or equivalent, or be willing to work to achieve this qualification following appointment.

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

Effective supervision, induction and training are provided to all staff.

The work involves shift patterns, including weekends, nights and Bank Holidays. You should be committed to improving the life chances of the children and young people we look after.

Applications are welcomed from male candidates and those with residential experience or experience of working with disabilities and challenging behaviour. A category D1 on your driving license is desirable.

For further information, please ring 01924 302595 and ask to speak to a member of the management team.


Want to Know More?

If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Andrea Wright, Julie Hutchfield, Nickie Haigh, Bev Pitman.

Tel: 01924 302595


E-mail Correspondence

All correspondence regarding interviews and application progress will be sent via the e-mail address you have registered on this site with.

Please add the e-mail addresses below to your contacts or safe-senders list / check your junk mail folder to ensure that you don't miss important information regarding your application.


Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service)

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

Fluency Duty

This post is subject to the Fluency Duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016. The post-holder is required to demonstrate an appropriate level of fluency under the duty as detailed within the job specification for the post.


In accordance with the Council’s Probation Procedure this post is subject to a 6-month Probationary Period.


Having a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve helps us to achieve the best outcomes for all. We encourage applications from everyone and actively seek to ensure that everyone feels included in the workplace so that we can make the most of our differences.


About Wakefield Council

Want to find out more about Wakefield Council, click here.


Happy to talk Flexible working

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert