Careers

Could you change the life of a looked after child?

What to expect

Expect to laugh and cry with our children. We are responsible for looking after children coming from difficult environments and have been placed into care. You will work in one of our residential children’s homes as part of a small professional team. You will need to be resilient and you will be tested at times. You will work on a shift pattern that includes nights, weekends, and bank holidays.

Why work with us?

We are all about our staff and supporting our young people. Our mission is “To improve the opportunities for the children and young people in our care and education; so that they can live fulfilled and useful lives.”

We support our staff to grow with us and develop. If you have no experience, we will support you in completing the level 4 Children and Young People’s workforce qualification. If you are looking to develop into a managerial role, we will support you in completing a level 5 qualification in Leadership and Management.

How we support you

We recognise this is a challenging but rewarding job and we offer a competitive salary and employee benefits to show our appreciation for your hard work. You will be supported daily by a close team, a Trainee Registered Manager, Registered Manager, plus the Area Manager, the HR and Training Team and our mental well-being service.

What others say

Staff provide nurturing care to children. They are well trained in the homes therapeutic approach. Children’s progress in response to this model of care is exceptional. Consequently, their life chances are significantly enhanced’ (Ofsted, Jan 2020).

School Opportunities

To view our school based careers and opportunities, please refer directly to our school websites where vacancies and application information will be shared. Links are provided in this section on the right.

Residential Care Worker
Place Care
Salary between £21,000pa - £24,000pa DOE and inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn). Joining bonus of £250*
Apply now
Senior Residential Care Worker
Place Care
Salary between £23,800pa - £25,400pa inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn)
Apply now
Trainee Registered Manager (Children’s Residential Care)
Place Care
Salary between £23,800pa - £25,400pa inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn)
Apply now
Residential Support Worker
Unity Care
Salary between £21,000pa - £24,000pa DOE inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn)
Apply now
Children's Home Registered Manager
Unity Care
Salary between £30,000 - £42,000pa DOE plus bonuses
Apply now
Senior Residential Care Worker
Unity Care
Salary between £23,800pa - £25,400pa inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn)
Apply now
Children's Home Trainee Registered Manager
Unity Care
Salary between £25,200pa - £30,000pa DOE inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn)
Apply now
Children's Home Registered Manager
Place Care
Salary between £30,000 - £42,000pa DOE plus bonuses
Apply now

Unity Care

Our homes are across the West Midlands around Stoke, Stafford and Telford. The homes are in urban, sub-urban, village and rural locations. The homes are modern and well furnished, with gardens and ample parking. The children and young people we care for enjoy a homely environment and also have access to local amenities

Residential Support Worker
Unity Care
Salary between £21,000pa - £24,000pa DOE inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn)
Apply now
Children's Home Registered Manager
Unity Care
Salary between £30,000 - £42,000pa DOE plus bonuses
Apply now
Senior Residential Care Worker
Unity Care
Salary between £23,800pa - £25,400pa inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn)
Apply now
Children's Home Trainee Registered Manager
Unity Care
Salary between £25,200pa - £30,000pa DOE inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn)
Apply now

The Place Residential Care

Our homes are in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire, near to Grantham, Nottingham and Leicester. Set in rural settings in spacious farmhouses; the homes are well furnished, with gardens and ample parking. The children and young people we care for enjoy a homely environment and also have access to local amenities.

Residential Care Worker
Place Care
Salary between £21,000pa - £24,000pa DOE and inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn). Joining bonus of £250*
Apply now
Senior Residential Care Worker
Place Care
Salary between £23,800pa - £25,400pa inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn)
Apply now
Trainee Registered Manager (Children’s Residential Care)
Place Care
Salary between £23,800pa - £25,400pa inclusive of sleep-ins (sleep rate £35pn)
Apply now
Children's Home Registered Manager
Place Care
Salary between £30,000 - £42,000pa DOE plus bonuses
Apply now

Get in touch

If you would like to contact Edison Young People, please complete this form. We would be very happy to hear from you.

Our schools can also be contacted through their individual websites.